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VFW planning Veterans Day observance in Lewiston
Mon, Nov 6th 2023 07:00 am
Veterans of Foreign Wars Downriver Post 7487 will observe the 69th Veterans Day at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at Academy Park in the Village of Lewiston.
Aquarium of Niagara: Stryker the harbor seal predicts cold winter in WNY
Fri, Nov 3rd 2023 03:40 pm
For the fourth year in a row, the Aquarium of Niagara teamed up with local full-service energy company NOCO to deliver this year's winter weather outlook with a unique weather prognosticator, Stryker the harbor seal. According to Stryker's prediction today, Western New Yorkers can expect a cold winter.
Buffalo Zoo, Lincoln Park Zoo announce rhinoceros transfer
Fri, Nov 3rd 2023 01:35 pm
The Buffalo Zoo and Lincoln Park Zoo have announced the successful transfer of two rhinos between the two institutions.
Daylight saving time ends: AAA advises drivers & pedestrians on safety as clocks turn back
Thu, Nov 2nd 2023 07:25 pm
With daylight saving time ending at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, Americans will "fall back" and set their clocks back one hour to standard time. While many motorists will enjoy an extra hour of sleep, they need to be aware of the time change and potential distractions to their normal routine. There are added dangers that can come with a time change, especially behind the wheel.
Legendary Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey debuts reimagined 'The Greatest Show On Earth'
Wed, Nov 1st 2023 05:50 pm
Feld Entertainment, the worldwide leader in live entertainment experiences, is excited to welcome "Children of All Ages" to the highly anticipated North American tour of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey "The Greatest Show On Earth."
Artpark & Company announces officers, reviews season highlights & accomplishments
Wed, Nov 1st 2023 11:40 am
Artpark & Company held its annual meeting at The Buffalo Club on Oct. 18. Senior leadership - President Sonia Clark and Vice President Dave Wedekindt - reported to the board of directors on the organization's highlights and accomplishments for its 50th season. The 2023 campaign featured 189 events, workshops and programs that served nearly 100,000 visitors. Artpark & Company's estimated economic impact to the region was $9.7 million.
Ice at Canalside opens Nov. 24
Wed, Nov 1st 2023 11:40 am
Rich Entertainment Group's Buffalo Waterfront announced the Ice at Canalside, presented by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of WNY, will open Friday, Nov. 24. Western New Yorkers are invited to lace up their skates and kick-off the rink's 10th winter season at the opening weekend celebration.
'Art of Fashion' returns to the NACC
Mon, Oct 30th 2023 01:10 pm
The fourth annual "Art of Fashion" design competition and runway show returns to the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, at 7 p.m. Nov. 11, with what organizers called "Incredible couture creations by 36 local designers ... worn by over 80 models on the NACC's Grand Theatre stage."
PHOTOS: Rain doesn't scare 'Trick or Treat on Center Street' crowds
Mon, Oct 30th 2023 07:00 am
Dreary weather on Sunday might've put a fright in the hearts of Lewiston merchants, but it actually served as an ideal backdrop for the annual "Trick or Treat on Center Street." With the roadway closed, more children came out to collect candy and show off their stellar Halloween costumes.
You asked: Updates on Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours proposal, WellNow site, Artpark parking lot & Ellicott Development plaza
Fri, Oct 27th 2023 11:00 am
In response to community questions regarding large-scale projects in the Village of Lewiston, the Niagara County Tribune/Sentinel obtained answers and updates on the following:
Como Restaurant sale marks end of an era
Fri, Oct 27th 2023 11:00 am
It was an hour before opening Wednesday when Dominic Colucci arrived at the main dining room of the Como Restaurant and the phone was already ringing. As soon as he hung up from that call, the phone rang again. And again.
Don't let Halloween haunt you
Thu, Oct 26th 2023 08:45 pm
Here's hoping for all treats and no tricks this Halloween! An estimated 73% of consumers plan to celebrate the holiday this year, up from 69% last year, according to The National Retail Federation. Moreover, 68% of consumers plan to hand out candy to millions of children trick or treating on Oct. 31. It will surely be a busy night on roads and sidewalks - and the worst night for vandalism.
Chris Stapleton's 'All-American Road Show' stopping at Darien Lake Amphitheater July 11
Thu, Oct 26th 2023 08:40 pm
Chris Stapleton will continue his extensive "All-American Road Show" tour through next summer, including a new show at Darien Lake Amphitheater in Darien Center on July 11. Special guests will be Marcus King and Nikki Lane.
Buffalo City Mission launches 'One Mission, One Hope' fall campaign, turkey drive
Thu, Oct 26th 2023 08:30 pm
The Buffalo City Mission announced the launch of two annual initiatives. The first is the announcement of its fall fundraising campaign, "One Mission, One Hope," a significant annual initiative to advance its work in providing critical programs and services for people experiencing homelessness in Buffalo.
Town of Lewiston to support Academy Park pavilion project
Wed, Oct 25th 2023 09:10 am
The Town of Lewiston on Monday voted to provide the Village of Lewiston with $190,000 in Niagara River Greenway funds for a pavilion at Academy Park.
Tops to honor US veterans & active military with 11% discount this Veterans Day
Mon, Oct 23rd 2023 12:45 pm
Tops Friendly Markets will once again offer military personnel and their immediate families an 11% discount off of their grocery bill this Veterans Day. This marks the 11th year Tops has been extending this discount to military personnel and their families. Since its inception, the Veterans Day discount has saved veterans and their families more than $781,000.
Lewiston Police Department offers tips for safe, fun Halloween celebrations
Mon, Oct 23rd 2023 07:00 am
Each year, Halloween is traditionally celebrated with trick-or-treating and parties - and candy and drinks. Unfortunately, the night often includes drunk drivers on the streets and distracted drivers as well. The Lewiston Police Department will have extra patrols on policing our ghouls and goblins. Here are some tips for you to keep Halloween safe.
'Trick or Treat on Center Street' expanding this year
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 11:00 am
Halloween will again start early in Lewiston with "Trick or Treat on Center Street." This year, the event is on a new day - and has a new space - providing children and families more opportunity to show off their costumes and collect sweet treats.
3 Sisters Garlic & Oils is newest addition to Lewiston culinary center
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 10:55 am
3 Sisters Garlic & Oils has joined Lewiston's unique culinary center, at 442-444 Center St., joining Battle Flag Tavern, Brewed & Bottled Craft Beer Shop, and Sgt. Peppers Hot Sauces, Etc.
Welch says Village of Lewiston pursuing funding for Academy Park pavilion
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 09:00 am
The Village of Lewiston has set its sights on another big-ticket addition to Academy Park: a pavilion.
Growing Business & Community: Small Business Saturday strategies for businesses
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 07:00 am
Small Business Saturday is on Saturday, Nov. 25. It's time for our member businesses to think about what they can do to celebrate the day. Retail and restaurant businesses have traditionally celebrated this day with promotions and sales, but there is also an opportunity for service-based businesses to be a part of the day!
'Ghost Walks' return
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 07:00 am
The Lewiston Council on the Arts premieres its all-new "Ghost Walk" this weekend.
Bestselling author and musician Michelle Zauner at BABEL Nov. 9
Thu, Oct 19th 2023 09:35 pm
Just Buffalo Literary Center welcomes bestselling author and musician Michelle Zauner to Buffalo on Thursday, Nov. 9, for an engaging conversation and book signing at Kleinhans Music Hall. The event begins at 8 p.m., with doors at 7 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase at
Tops cuts ribbon and celebrates $3.7 million renovations on 2 Niagara Falls locations
Thu, Oct 19th 2023 09:00 pm
On Wednesday, Tops Friendly Markets celebrated the grand reopening of two of its Niagara Falls locations. More than $3.7 million in enhancements took place at 7200 Niagara Falls Blvd., and 4235 Military Road - two locations "updated with a new look and a renewed focus on fresh departments over the past four years."
Village of Lewiston sending metal art frames to HPC, Planning boards
Tue, Oct 17th 2023 10:45 am
There is still no consensus on metal art frames following Monday's Village of Lewiston board meeting. Trustees declined to vote on this third part of the "Lewiston Public Art Project" following a nearly 90-minute public comment period.
Hochul: All 532 eligible NYS police agencies receive state certification for officer employment as required by Professional Policing Act of 2021
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 03:45 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced 532 police agencies in New York - 100% of all eligible agencies - have received state certification for compliance as required by the Professional Policing Act of 2021.
New 'Lewiston Public Art Project' proposal calls for metal frames in Academy Park, not on Center Street
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 06:00 am
As the Village of Lewiston Board prepares to meet Monday night to discuss the "Lewiston Public Art Project" with the Historic Preservation and Planning commissions, trustees have a new proposal to consider.
UB: A billion and beyond
Fri, Oct 13th 2023 04:25 pm
At his annual state of the university address, University at Buffalo President Satish K. Tripathi announced today that UB has raised more than $1 billion through a comprehensive fundraising effort.
Town of Lewiston rescinds Greenway backing for metal art frames - but will reconsider if Village Board approves idea
Fri, Oct 13th 2023 11:00 am
The Town of Lewiston voted Thursday to withdraw its endorsement of the "Lewiston Public Art Project's" metal art frames. Council members rescinded the third part of the Lewiston Council on the Arts' proposal - opting to not present this component for Niagara River Greenway funding - based on recent actions taken by village trustees.
'If you build it, they will come': Inclusive playground under construction in Wheatfield
Fri, Oct 13th 2023 10:55 am
As goes the often-misquoted famous line from the movie, "Field of Dreams," the Town of Wheatfield is counting on the belief that "If you build it, they will come."
New York Association for Pupil Transportation supports National School Bus Safety Week
Thu, Oct 12th 2023 07:55 pm
The New York Association for Pupil Transportation (NYAPT) on Thursday announced that the organization is supporting National School Bus Safety Week and is reminding drivers to be extra careful when they see the flashing red lights of a yellow school bus.
Arts for Learning to celebrate Erie Canal bicentennial by presenting free arts-integrated events
Thu, Oct 12th 2023 07:55 pm
Arts for Learning WNY will partner with various organizations throughout the eight counties of Western New York to bring free public arts workshops to the community.
During Medicare open enrollment period, free NYS Medicare counseling program helps older adults make choices
Thu, Oct 12th 2023 07:50 pm
The New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA) reminds older New Yorkers that free and objective counseling is available to help Medicare beneficiaries navigate their options during the Medicare open enrollment period from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7.
Fishing generates estimated $58.55M in visitor spending in Niagara County
Tue, Oct 10th 2023 01:10 pm
With access to the Niagara River and Lake Ontario, Niagara County is home to some of the best freshwater fishing in the country. In fact, Bassmaster Magazine has ranked the area in the top 10 places for bass fishing two years in a row.
PHOTOS: Produce plentiful, crowds bountiful at first Lewiston Artisan Farmers Market Fall Festival
Mon, Oct 9th 2023 10:05 am
Fall was in full bloom Saturday at the first Lewiston Artisan Farmers Market Fall Festival, and patrons couldn't have been happier as they shopped, strolled and participated in pumpkin play games.
Metal art frames - 3rd prong of proposed 'Lewiston Public Art Project' - debated, prompting call for further review
Fri, Oct 6th 2023 10:00 am
On Monday, Village of Lewiston trustees effectively acted to rescind part of their prior approval of the proposed "Lewiston Public Art Project" - and the Town of Lewiston Board could do the same when it next meets.
National Fuel's home heating forecast for this winter features 'significant decrease in customer bills'
Fri, Oct 6th 2023 09:40 am
A year can make all the difference, according to the recent winter heating forecast released by National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp. Natural gas customers should expect some relief is in store from last year's elevated energy costs.
Unique pumpkin patch found in Kenmore
Fri, Oct 6th 2023 09:40 am
A unique and sincere pumpkin patch can be found in the Village of Kenmore. The patch, which has been created by the members of the Kenmore Village Improvement Society (KVIS), is made of painted wood pumpkins in all shapes and sizes.
Catholic Health dedicates new Lockport Memorial Hospital
Wed, Oct 4th 2023 06:25 pm
On Wednesday, Catholic Health leaders were joined by invited guests and local dignitaries to unveil the new Lockport Memorial Hospital following a blessing and dedication ceremony led by The Most Rev. Michael W. Fisher, bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo.
Niagara Falls USA markets destination abroad during Buffalo Bills game
Wed, Oct 4th 2023 06:15 pm
Niagara Falls USA is a destination that is well-known globally and frequently considered a bucket-list trip for visitors domestically and abroad. With the U.K. ranking at the top of the list for inbound travel to the destination, the team at Destination Niagara USA increased efforts to promote the iconic Niagara Falls in conjunction with the Buffalo Bills game in London.

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