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Village of Lewiston dedicates Morgan Lewis bust
Fri, Jun 15th 2018 08:30 pm
The man for whom Lewiston was named received his own monument on Thursday, as the Village of Lewiston officially unwrapped the Morgan Lewis bust inside the International Peace Garden. Acclaimed sculptor Susan Geissler created the artwork - her third monument in Lewiston, joining the Tuscarora Heroes (Center Street) and Freedom Crossing (Water Street).
Niagara University's community garage sale program raises $1,800 for campus ministry
Tue, Jun 5th 2018 05:45 pm
Niagara University's "2 Good 2 Toss" community garage sale program raised nearly $1,800 this year for student outreach programs - while also keeping hundreds of reusable items out of landfills.
Northwest Bank donates to Lewiston GardenFest
Thu, May 31st 2018 11:55 am
Lewiston Garden Club members thanked Gloria Baker and Northwest Bank staff for sponsoring the printing of brochures for GardenFest 2018. The brochures, detailing the daily events and open gardens, will be distributed to all GardenFest attendees during the two-day event June 16-17 on Center Street.
Hospice Gran Fondo draws hundreds of cyclists
Fri, May 25th 2018 02:45 pm
The fifth annual Hospice Gran Fondo brought more than 750 riders to Niagara County on May 19 for the popular cycling event that benefits Niagara Hospice.
Thunder of Niagara Air Show set for 2018 return
Thu, May 10th 2018 07:00 am
We're just about a month away from the exhilarating action of the Thunder of Niagara Air Show and get ready - it's back and better than ever in 2018.
PHOTOS: Destination Niagara USA hosts 4th annual Day of Appreciation
Tue, May 8th 2018 04:35 pm
In honor of National Travel & Tourism Week, Destination Niagara USA honored more than 700 employees from the hospitality and tourism sector on Tuesday. A luncheon was held inside the Niagara Falls Conference Center on Old Falls Street. Prizes were awarded, and tourist entities were given booths to provide more information on their respective summer seasons.
New York Power Authority commemorates Niagara Power Project's listing on National Register of Historic Places
Tue, May 8th 2018 03:30 pm
New York Power Authority representatives joined with local elected officials and members of local preservation groups at the Niagara Power Vista visitors center in Lewiston on Tuesday to commemorate the listing of NYPA's Niagara Power Project in the National Register of Historic Places.
Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center celebrates grand opening
Fri, May 4th 2018 05:05 pm
The much-anticipated Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center celebrated its grand opening on Friday. The Heritage Center is an experiential museum that reveals authentic stories of Underground Railroad freedom seekers and abolitionists in Niagara Falls. It was designed to inspire visitors to recognize modern injustices that stem from slavery and to take action toward an equitable society.
Cornerstone CFCU hosting 'Prom Squad' contest
Thu, May 3rd 2018 11:25 am
The prom can be one of the first major expenses for teenagers. Cornerstone CFCU would like to help one lucky member through its latest Facebook contest.
Streaming freely in Niagara Falls: Complimentary wireless internet access goes live downtown
Fri, Apr 27th 2018 05:00 pm
Until recently, visitors to the American side of Niagara Falls had to utilize their own cellular data - sometimes while roaming - when determining where to eat, shop and enjoy themselves.
United Way of Greater Niagara celebrates caring community
Fri, Apr 27th 2018 04:40 pm
The United Way of Greater Niagara held its eighth annual meeting and awards breakfast on Friday morning inside the Four Points by Sheraton in Niagara Falls. The agency strives to make a difference in Niagara County by enhancing lives. To do so, it requires time, talent and resources. This event paid tribute to those who help the United Way achieve its mission.
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino announces $40 million 'Seneca Arrival Experience'
Fri, Apr 27th 2018 04:00 pm
Everything leading up to and into the Seneca Niagara Hotel will be renovated and made to compete with the finest gaming institutions in the world.
Niagara University students, alumni presenting 'CAPbaret' in memory of Nick Albano
Mon, Apr 23rd 2018 12:25 pm
Those at Niagara University who knew Nicholas Albano would tell you that he wasn't merely a fan of superheroes - he was a superhero. His powers: love, compassion and kindness.
PHOTOS: Chamber Gala, back at Niagara Falls Country Club, bigger than ever
Fri, Apr 20th 2018 11:35 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce Gala returned to the Niagara Falls Country Club on Thursday, and the brand-new ballroom was jampacked. Business leaders, elected officials, residents, guests and friends arrived to show their support for the local commerce, tourism and events agency.
United Way: Buffalo Bills Nathan Peterman & Dion Dawkins visit Niagara Falls Boys & Girls Club
Fri, Apr 20th 2018 10:40 pm
The United Way of Greater Niagara, in partnership with General Motors Components Holdings of Lockport, welcomed Buffalo Bills quarterback Nathan Peterman and offensive tackle Dion Dawkins to the Boys and Girls Club of Niagara Falls on Friday.
Jacobs delivers $1 million to expand People Inc. health care delivery
Fri, Apr 20th 2018 09:45 pm
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs announced he has secured a major investment of $1 million in state funding to support People Inc.'s efforts to build a brand new Elmwood Health Center.
Ostapenko Center for Ethics in Medicine and Healthcare coming to Niagara University
Wed, Apr 18th 2018 05:10 pm
A new center at Niagara University will investigate ethical issues related to health care and medicine facing local and global communities.
LCTV announces scholarship winners
Mon, Apr 16th 2018 11:40 am
Lockport Community Television, along with the Lockport Community Cable Commission and Charter Cable, announced this year's scholarship recipients. This year, $12,300 in scholarships was given to 11 recipients.
Winter love for summer jazz
Mon, Apr 16th 2018 11:00 am
Technically, the season is spring. But it felt more like winter on Sunday in Lewiston, with an inch of ice covering village and town roads. Still, that didn't deter people from coming out to the annual "Taste of Jazz" fundraiser at the Brickyard Brewing Company on Center Street. The event is a benefit for the Northwest Jazz Festival.
M&T Bank, Buffalo Bills Foundation join forces to host local veterans on visit to DC memorials
Sat, Apr 14th 2018 10:50 am
Fifty World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War veterans are traveling from Buffalo to Washington, D.C., as part of a joint effort of M&T Bank and the Buffalo Bills Foundation to host a special Buffalo/Niagara Honor Flight.
Niagara University receives $1 million gift to enhance academic, athletic programs
Tue, Apr 10th 2018 10:45 pm
Niagara University has received a $1 million gift from a 1966 alumnus to transform the experience at its athletic contests and other university events, while presenting a plethora of academic, hands-on, experiential learning opportunities for students.
Jacobs, Ortt & Co. announce heroin & opioid funding
Tue, Apr 10th 2018 07:10 am
Sens. Chris Jacobs, Rob Ortt and the Western New York delegation to the New York State Senate announced a major funding commitment to a regional service provider on the front lines of the battle against heroin and opioid addiction. Save the Michaels of the World Inc. will receive $425,000 in the recently approved state budget to support their efforts to reduce drug overdoses and addiction across Western New York.
Lake Ontario: 5th annual Hospice Gran Fondo gears up for May 19 ride
Tue, Apr 10th 2018 07:05 am
The Hospice Gran Fondo to benefit Niagara Hospice is back for its fifth year, bringing its "party on wheels" to Niagara County. The ride has become popular among local riders of all abilities.
Chamber Gala 2018: Kiwanis Club of Lewiston recipient of Chairman's Partnership Award
Mon, Apr 9th 2018 12:15 pm
The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston has been chosen as the 2018 Chairman's Partnership Award recipient by the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce board of directors and Chairwoman Christine O'Hara.
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.
Zonta's spring fashion show set for April 29
Mon, Apr 2nd 2018 07:00 am
What seems like the endless winter now carries a promise of spring, with Zonta's upcoming Fashion Show and Luncheon.
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).
'Gowns for Prom' drive nets hundreds of dresses
Sun, Mar 25th 2018 04:00 pm
Hundreds of gowns were donated Saturday during the first Colvin Cleaners "Gowns for Prom" gown drive at the three Reeds Jenss locations. The drive was held to fulfill a need for more gowns for the 13th annual program, which is presented by the Allstate Foundation and supported by WKSE "KISS" 98.5-AM and on-air personality Janet Snyder.
Buffalo will host Corning Museum of Glass GlassBarge during summer 2018 voyage
Fri, Mar 16th 2018 08:30 pm
The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) and Canalside announced the 2018 GlassBarge tour will visit Buffalo, docking at Canalside on Aug. 3-5. As the 2018 signature event for the statewide celebration of the Erie Canal bicentennial, GlassBarge will offer free public glassmaking demonstrations at each scheduled stop during its four-month tour.
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.
Handmade, old-world pizza a specialty at Lewiston's Casa Antica
Sat, Mar 10th 2018 09:30 am
Casa Antica is well-known as a premier Italian restaurant. Menu items such as the award-winning arancini (riceball), pepperoni caldi ripieni (banana peppers), gnocchi Bolognese (meat sauce), ravioli con aragosta (lobster) and pork bracciole are crowd favorites - and each comes in a serving size requiring a take-home bag.
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."
St. Peter R.C. School hosts 'Inspire'-themed ladies luncheon
Mon, Mar 5th 2018 02:30 pm
An event that started in the 1970s was reimagined Saturday as the women of St. Peter R.C. School presented a gala benefit. Once held in the student cafeteria, this year's rendition took place at the new wing of the Niagara Falls Country Club. There, parents, teachers, faculty and members of Rosary Altar Guild Society joined forces to stage a ladies luncheon, mother-daughter fashion show and grand gift and basket raffle, all to raise funds for the Lewiston elementary school.
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.
Five Star Urgent Care enters Niagara Falls market with new facility
Fri, Mar 2nd 2018 06:35 pm
Late last week, Five Star Urgent Care - one of upstate New York's fastest growing urgent care providers - opened its doors to Niagara County with the grand opening of its Niagara Falls facility. As of Thursday, the facility began accepting new walk-in patients for non-life-threatening ailments.
Hospice Gran Fondo pre-ride spin at ChrisFit raises $500
Wed, Feb 28th 2018 05:20 pm
It was a great work out for a great cause. Spinning instructor Stefany Critelli held a three-hour spin class at ChrisFit in Lewiston on Feb. 24. Riders paid $10 for each hour they participated. Many rode for the entire three hours and gave extra donations, as well. The event, which raised $500, was a pre-ride to support the Hospice Gran Fondo bicycle ride that raises money for Niagara Hospice.
VFW working to restore Academy Park memorial
Sat, Feb 24th 2018 07:00 am
On Wednesday, representatives of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Downriver Post No. 7487, accepted a donation from DiMino Tops Lewiston. The money will go toward the restoration of the veterans memorial monuments inside Academy Park - a project the local VFW will spearhead this year.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society recognizes UB expert for her research, patient care
Thu, Feb 22nd 2018 02:50 pm
Bianca Weinstock-Guttman, M.D., professor, in the department of neurology in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo and a physician with UBMD Neurology, has received the Impact Award of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
 

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