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Lewiston: Memorial Day committee meets, sponsors re-up
Mon, Apr 9th 2018 12:10 pm
Lewiston's Memorial Day Remembrance Committee met Thursday at the Veterans Memorial in Academy Park, the site of the upcoming Memorial Day Ceremony. Members brought the honors banner from the 2017 event and said they were very pleased to note last year's great sponsors have all signed up again to support this community event again in 2018.
Niagara University unveils new baseball field
Sat, Apr 7th 2018 08:15 pm
On Saturday morning, elected officials, Niagara University faculty and baseball fans alike stormed to NU for the official unveiling of renovations made to John P. Bobo field.
Niagara County's cardiac catheterization lab celebrates one-year anniversary - and 53 lives saved
Fri, Apr 6th 2018 04:35 pm
Emergency medical services personnel from AMR, Mercy EMS and the Niagara Falls Fire Department gathered recently at The Heart Center of Niagara to celebrate the one-year anniversary of Niagara County's first and only cardiac catheterization laboratory.
DWI victim impact panel speaker joins Poloncarz, Jancewicz to spread anti-DWI message
Thu, Apr 5th 2018 05:00 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz and Commissioner of Central Police Services James Jancewicz were joined Thursday by Bronte Williams of Buffalo to spread an anti-DWI message and review DWI numbers from the first quarter of 2018.
'Penguin Days' returns to Aquarium of Niagara
Thu, Apr 5th 2018 07:00 am
The Aquarium of Niagara's annual "Penguin Days" event returns on Saturday and Sunday, April 14-15. Guests can enjoy group penguin encounters, and discover all there is to know about Humboldt penguins without any glass in between. During this special event, the penguins will be on stage right in front of people.
Combating zombie properties: Erie County, WNY Law Center gains significant new partner in Columbia Law School
Wed, Apr 4th 2018 04:35 pm
Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns and the Western New York Law Center on Wednesday announced a groundbreaking new partnership with Columbia Law School to help Erie County municipalities track and monitor zombie foreclosures.
Youngstown: Old Fort Niagara recognizes volunteers, recruits new ones
Tue, Apr 3rd 2018 06:50 pm
Old Fort Niagara recently hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast and recognized James and Cheryl Brown of Lockport as the 2017 Volunteers of the Year.
Buffalo contestant on 'Jeopardy!' College Championship, airing April 9-20
Mon, Apr 2nd 2018 03:45 pm
One week after a new NCAA Basketball champion is crowned, another exciting inter-collegiate competition will begin: the "Jeopardy!" College Championship kicks off Monday, April 9 (7:30 p.m., WIVB-TV - CBS - Channel 4). Over the course of the two-week event, 15 of America's sharpest students will vie for the $100,000 grand prize and a berth in the next edition of the "Tournament of Champions."
Artpark: Jeff Beck with special guest Ann Wilson of Heart to perform Aug. 7
Mon, Apr 2nd 2018 10:30 am
Jeff Beck with special guest Ann Wilson of Heart will perform on Aug. 7 as part of "Tuesdays in the Park" presented by M&T Bank at Artpark. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, April 6.
Easter coloring contest winners
Sat, Mar 31st 2018 01:45 pm
Prizes were awarded on Saturday to the winners of the 2018 Lewiston-Porter Sentinel Easter coloring contest. The family-friendly competition was co-sponsored by DeGiulio's Pharmacy, Niagara County D.A.R.E. (Niagara County Sheriff's Office), Lewiston Village Pediatrics, Friends of Ransomville Free Library and Allstate (Phil Mastantuono Agency).
New York state budget passes
Sat, Mar 31st 2018 10:55 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Friday announced the highlights of the fiscal year 2019 budget.
Cuomo calls on International Joint Commission to maintain or increase Lake Ontario outflows
Thu, Mar 29th 2018 01:25 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo issued a letter to the U.S. chair of the International Joint Commission requesting the entity maximize outflows from the Lake Ontario system to reduce the flooding risk for New Yorkers living and working along the shoreline.
Poloncarz signs new Erie County ethics law
Wed, Mar 28th 2018 06:25 pm
On Wednesday, Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz signed a new local law (Intro. No. 1-2, 2018) establishing a new Erie County code of ethics for elected officials, officers and employees of the county.
Lewiston Police: 6-year-old, fatal hit-and-run cold case cracked; VIDEO
Sun, Mar 25th 2018 03:40 pm
The Lewiston Police Department on Sunday announced an arrest related to the 2012 hit-and-run death of Loren Jacobs on the Tuscarora Indian Reservation in Lewiston.
Artpark: As acts get bigger, so, too, does ticket price
Sat, Mar 24th 2018 07:05 am
The "oh my goodness" of seeing which superstar musicians are headed to Artpark this summer has been paired with another OMG: The ticket price to see these acts.
Apple Granny takes 'Best Fish Fry' title
Sat, Mar 24th 2018 07:00 am
In a year when a record number of votes were cast - about 1,250 in total - Apple Granny received the highest number of unique votes. The restaurant was named the 2018 contest winner on Tuesday.
Water level: Lake Ontario drops, but uncertainty continues
Sat, Mar 24th 2018 06:55 am
As spring begins to emerge, those with an interest in the area's waterways - be they lake or riverfront property owners, boaters, sportsmen or recreational users - are once again paying attention to those water levels.
KeyBank donates $600,000 to Erie County Medical Center trauma center capital campaign
Thu, Mar 22nd 2018 03:35 pm
KeyBank is making a $600,000 donation to Erie County Medical Center Corp.'s trauma center capital campaign. This grant is being made by the KeyBank Foundation in partnership with the First Niagara Foundation.
Niagara University 'Takes Back the Night' on April 4
Wed, Mar 21st 2018 06:35 pm
Niagara University is inviting the community to "Take Back the Night" on Wednesday, April 4, through participation in an annual event that aims to end sexual, relationship and domestic violence in all forms.
Artpark loves the '80s! Venue welcomes Boy George & Culture Club, The B-52s, Thompson Twins' Tom Bailey
Tue, Mar 20th 2018 10:55 am
Artpark & Company's "Tuesdays in the Park" presented by M&T Bank concert series continues to take shape. On Tuesday, the venue added Boy George and Culture Club, The B-52s and Thompson Twins' Tom Bailey to the close the lineup. The acts will perform starting at 6 p.m. Aug. 28.
Artpark welcomes Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler to Lewiston
Mon, Mar 19th 2018 10:35 am
Legendary rock 'n' roll star Steven Tyler will headline Artpark's "Tuesday in the Park" on June 12. He will be accompanied by classic rock/country/Americana act The Loving Mary Band.
Niagara Yoga Co-op raises money for Community Missions
Sun, Mar 18th 2018 07:45 pm
Early Saturday morning, before people began the St. Patrick's Day festivities, around 35 people came to Reebok in the Fashion Outlets for some beneficial yoga instructed by Brian Ball of Niagara Yoga Co-op.
Summer of '69 All-Star Band concert at Event Center to benefit HART
Sat, Mar 17th 2018 07:00 am
Western New York's renowned Summer of '69 All-Star Band will once again present an event to benefit the Home Assistance Referral Team. A charity concert is slated for 6-10 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at the Lewiston Event Center, 845 Cayuga St. The event has free admission. Guests can participate in basket and 50/50 raffles.
Hard Rock grant will enable Buffalo Music Hall of Fame to help Niagara County veterans
Fri, Mar 16th 2018 09:05 pm
It was almost two years ago - as the Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls USA, was celebrating its 20th anniversary - that Richard Sargent first told this news outlet of the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame's desire to bring its Musician Medics program to Niagara Falls. The local rock 'n' roll stars sought to pay it forward in the Cataract City - but there was a roadblock: funding.
Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter has died
Fri, Mar 16th 2018 04:35 pm
Liam Fitzsimmons, chief of staff to Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter, D-NY-25, announced the congresswoman passed away early Friday morning surrounded by family at George Washington University Hospital after sustaining an injury in her Washington, D.C., residence last week.
Niagara University's CMAA student chapter best in country for 9th straight year
Thu, Mar 15th 2018 03:40 pm
Niagara University's student chapter of the Club Managers Association of America's (CMAA) is the best in the country - for an incredible ninth straight year.
Erie County: Savage calls for passage of Child Victims Act
Thu, Mar 15th 2018 02:00 pm
Erie County Legislature Chairman Peter J. Savage III was joined by Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn to announce his support for passage of the Child Victims Act. The bill would empower survivors of childhood sexual abuse to confront their abusers as adults, and provide law enforcement with the means to bring child predators to justice.
VIDEO: Penguin Coast debuts at Aquarium of Niagara
Wed, Mar 14th 2018 02:10 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara officially opened its new, $3.5 million exhibit, Penguin Coast, on Wednesday. The new space is five times larger than the previous habitat and enables the venue to apply for Association of Zoos and Aquariums accreditation.
City of Niagara Falls honors NF Powerhawks for playoff berth
Mon, Mar 12th 2018 07:05 pm
On Monday evening, Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster issued a proclamation honoring the Niagara Falls Powerhawks hockey team for their success in the 2017-18 season, which is their first in Niagara Falls.
Just short: Niagara-Wheatfield falls in state championship
Sun, Mar 11th 2018 04:50 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons hockey team has been through it all this season. Coming off the previous season where they didn't make the sectional final; a middle of the season where they weren't playing their best hockey; a historic end of the season run; and the tragic loss of a classmate mixed into four months was just tidbits of what the Falcons went through. After the tragedy in the community, the team uplifted many Wheatfield spirits with a run to the New York state large schools championship. Unfortunately, good things come to an end, and on Sunday evening, the Falcons were defeated by the No. 1 team in New York state, the Victor Blue Devils, 5-1.
Frontier House: Court wants progress in next 30 days
Sat, Mar 10th 2018 09:30 am
Wednesday night in Town of Lewiston Justice Court, the Hon. Thomas Sheeran told principal Frontier House owners Richard and Judy Hastings he wants to see "something that we can point to that gets us closer to the goal line" of exterior renovations and/or a sale. The judge gave the Hastings family 30 days in which to act.
Let the St. Patrick's Day celebrations begin
Sat, Mar 10th 2018 07:00 am
A report by WalletHub finds the Buffalo-Niagara area ranks No. 4 among the best U.S. cities when it comes to celebrating Irish-American heritage for 2018. In its rating, WalletHub examined "17 key metrics, ranging from Irish pubs and restaurants per capita to lowest price for a three-star hotel on St. Patrick's Day to weather forecasts."
Jacobs, Gallivan push for increase in childcare program
Fri, Mar 9th 2018 05:40 pm
New York State Sens. Chris Jacobs and Pat Gallivan are leading the fight to secure $2 million in the fiscal year 2019 state budget for a childcare program that helps low-income working parents.
Interview: Raine Maida of Our Lady Peace talks Niagara Falls show, soaring with 'Somethingness'
Thu, Mar 8th 2018 08:50 pm
When Our Lady Peace performs Monday at the Rapids Theatre in Niagara Falls, the band will pay homage to its 20-year-old, Diamond-selling album, "Clumsy." But it's their 20-day-old album, "Somethingness," that has OLP excited.
Funtime Presents Lindsey Stirling at Artpark Mainstage Theater on Aug. 9
Wed, Mar 7th 2018 09:40 am
Violinist Lindsey Stirling will perform with a full orchestra at the Artpark Mainstage Theater on Thursday, Aug. 9, as a special Funtime Presents event. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, March 9.
Lewiston Harvest Festival will be 'hopping' this year
Tue, Mar 6th 2018 05:05 pm
The Lewiston Harvest Festival, which expanded onto Center Street for the first time in 2017, is growing again in 2018.
Ortt meets with WNY Library Resource Council
Mon, Mar 5th 2018 01:35 pm
State Sen. Robert Ortt recently met with members of the Western New York Library Resource Council.
Lewiston: Modern donates to VFW park project
Sat, Mar 3rd 2018 07:00 am
Modern Disposal's Robert Trunzo, second from left, presented a check to Veterans of Foreign Wars (Downriver Post No. 7487) members Vince Canosa, Bill Justyk and Matt Zarosl on Tuesday. The money will go toward a restoration project inside Academy Park in Lewiston.
Memorial Day parade, remembrance ceremony, luncheon announced
Sat, Mar 3rd 2018 07:00 am
Lewiston's Memorial Day remembrance committee announced it will sponsor a Memorial Day Parade, remembrance ceremony and community luncheon on Memorial Day (Monday, May 28).
Memorial Medical Center Foundation announces 2018 Niagara Cup Classic co-chairs
Wed, Feb 28th 2018 05:20 pm
David DeMizio, left, of ComDoc and Michael Cardamone, D.C., of Cardamone Chiropractic, have been named the 2018 Niagara Cup Classic Golf Tournament co-chairs.
 

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