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Carnegie Art Center and Gateway Harbor present 1st Music & Arts Festival of the Tonawandas
Mon, May 7th 2018 02:50 pm
The Carnegie Art Center and Gateway Harbor will host the first Music and Arts Festival of the Tonawandas in Tonawanda and North Tonawanda from July 31 through Aug. 4. The event will feature a variety of music, art, food, art activities for families and more on both sides of the Gateway Harbor, in addition to local businesses, galleries and museums in both cities.
Elijah Vazquez awarded Tara Laurie Memorial Scholarship to study abroad
Mon, May 7th 2018 01:55 pm
Elijah Vazquez, a junior theater performance major at Niagara University, has been awarded the Tara Laurie Memorial Scholarship for study abroad.
Take a bite out of Lewiston
Mon, May 7th 2018 12:50 pm
Forget the big cities: Foodies need to look no further than Lewiston for a unique culinary scene. This charming village is being recognized for its eateries, due in part to the new restaurants offering nontraditional fare.
Lee Wallace inducted into NCCC Athletic Wall of Fame
Fri, May 4th 2018 04:35 pm
A fixture within the Niagara County Community College athletic department for more than 13 years, Lee Wallace was inducted into the Athletic Wall of Fame at a ceremony on Wednesday night on the College's Sanborn campus.
NU graduations at Artpark feature 'What Would You Do?' anchor, Harvard economics professor
Thu, May 3rd 2018 11:35 am
Niagara University's 2018 schedule of commencement ceremonies will be highlighted by addresses from Dr. Roland Fryer, the Henry Lee Professor of Economics at Harvard University; multiple Emmy Award-winning television anchor John QuiƱones; and prominent Canadian journalist Libby Znaimer.
Ortt honors Krueger
Thu, May 3rd 2018 11:25 am
Sen. Rob Ortt recently recognized Lockport resident Robyn L. Krueger as one of the New York State Senate's Women of Distinction.
Summer travelers seek fun in sun
Tue, May 1st 2018 10:30 am
Millions of Americans are counting down the days until their summer vacations, with most U.S. travelers planning trips to warm weather destinations.
Islander designated official courier by NASA
Sat, Apr 28th 2018 07:00 am
On March 22, Grand Island resident Paul Leuchner met with I National Aeronautics and Space Administration officials at their Glenn Research Center in Cleveland to take temporary possession of a lunar rock sample from the 1971 Apollo 15 mission. The sample, encased in a solid pyramid of clear Lucite, was being loaned to the Buffalo Geological Society for display at its annual gem and mineral show that weekend.
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.
13th annual Colvin Cleaners Gowns For Prom' distributes record number of gowns, jewelry
Sat, Apr 21st 2018 06:30 pm
The 13th annual Colvin Cleaners 'Gowns For Prom' program, sponsored by The Allstate Foundation and presented by WKSE "KISS" 98.5-AM and host Janet Snyder, distributed a record 877 gowns and nearly 1,000 pieces of hand-made jewelry to high school students from throughout Western New York during distribution over three days last week at Shea's Performing Arts Center.
Encore for Evie raises over $2K
Sat, Apr 21st 2018 06:55 am
Audience members at an encore presentation of the St. Stephen's Parish Players production of "The Lion King Jr." were bidding on front row seats to see a show dedicated to a 6-year-old actress in the show.
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.
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.
Tuscarora Heroes Park cleanup scheduled
Thu, Apr 12th 2018 12:40 pm
The annual Tuscarora Heroes Park "garden mob" will be out in force during Lewiston's Earth Day spring cleanup at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 21, at the corner of Portage Road and Center Street in Lewiston.
Give 'em a brake: Motorists reminded road crews are back at work
Tue, Apr 10th 2018 10:30 pm
Niagara County Public Works officials are asking motorists to be extra-vigilant as county, state and municipal road crews get to work repairing local highways and roads following a blistering winter.
American Sign Language performer Patricia 'Trix' Bruce headed to Niagara University
Mon, Apr 9th 2018 05:45 pm
There are words and then there is Patricia "Trix" Bruce. She can tell her life's story without uttering a syllable.
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.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Ch. 4's Greber to MC Citizen of the Year awards
Sat, Apr 7th 2018 07:00 am
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce has announced that WIVB-TV Channel 4 news anchor Dave Greber will once again preside as master of ceremonies for Grand Island Citizen of the Year Awards.
Wild Kritters to host annual fundraiser
Tue, Apr 3rd 2018 07:00 am
Wild Kritters of Niagara County will hold its 12th annual basket raffle fundraiser from noon until 4 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at the 3-F Conservation Club, 904 Swann Road, Youngstown.
'Dessert and Wine in the Stacks' to benefit Youngstown Free Library
Mon, Apr 2nd 2018 08:35 am
The Friends of the Youngstown Free Library will host the ninth annual "Dessert and Wine in the Stacks" bake sale fundraiser from 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 13, at the library, 240 Lockport St. The event is suitable for adults and children.
Artpark looks to create groundbreaking community collaboration with 'The Odyssey'
Thu, Mar 29th 2018 02:20 pm
Musical theater returns to Artpark with two presentations of "The Odyssey," a new, 90-minute original musical adaptation of Homer's classic story. The show will be presented Aug. 4-5 in the Artpark Mainstage Theater.
'A Taste of Jazz Fundraiser' moves to Brickyard Brewing Company
Thu, Mar 29th 2018 01:25 pm
Preparations are underway for the 2018 Northwest Jazz Festival, which will take place Friday and Saturday, Aug. 24-25 in the Village of Lewiston. To help offset some of outdoor event's costs, the board of directors and Jazz Festival staff will hold their annual fundraiser, "A Taste of Jazz," this year at the Brickyard Brewing Company, 432 Center St. Live music, food and raffles will be offered from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, April 15.
'Rock & Roll Express' Tour brings 3 Doors Down & Collective Soul to Niagara Falls
Mon, Mar 26th 2018 10:20 am
With more than 30 million albums sold, 18 million digital single sales, billions of streams and 12 iconic hits combined, 3 Doors Down and Collective Soul are inviting fans aboard "The Rock & Roll Express" Tour this summer.
'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.
Youngstown Lions announce annual Easter egg hunt
Sat, Mar 24th 2018 04:30 pm
Youngstown Lions Club President Richard Allen announced the organization's annual Easter egg hunt will take place Saturday, March 31, at Fort Niagara State Park. The hunt will start at 11 a.m. sharp near the Nature Center and by the swimming pool. Children between the ages of 1 and 10 are welcomed to participate.
Chamber Gala 2018: Helen Murray honored as Youngstown Citizen of the Year
Sat, Mar 24th 2018 07:00 am
Village of Youngstown Mayor Raleigh Reynolds and board trustees have chosen Helen Murray as the 2018 Village of Youngstown Citizen of the Year.
'Seaster' returns to Aquarium of Niagara
Wed, Mar 21st 2018 06:35 pm
The Aquarium will host its annual "Seaster" event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at 701 Whirlpool St., Niagara Falls.
Artpark adds Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers with The Wood Brothers
Wed, Mar 21st 2018 10:20 am
Artpark & Company on Wednesday announced Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers with The Wood Brothers will perform on June 19 as part of the "Tuesday in the Park" concert series. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, March 23.
Niagara University renames, repurposes residence hall to enhance student learning
Mon, Mar 19th 2018 04:20 pm
One of the Tudor-style residences at Niagara University has been named to honor a longtime partner and supporter of the institution.
Lewiston Lions invite community to new spring events
Sat, Mar 17th 2018 07:00 am
The Lewiston Community Lions Club will host "Springtime in Lewiston Art & Craft Show" from 4-10 p.m. Friday, March 30, at the Brickyard Brewing Company, 432 Center St., Lewiston.
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.
Village of Lewiston: Former Clerk/Treasurer Anne Welch announces candidacy for mayor
Mon, Mar 12th 2018 09:00 am
Former Village of Lewiston Clerk/Treasurer and current Vice Chairwoman of the Village of Lewiston Planning Commission Anne Welch announced she will run for mayor of Lewiston in the upcoming election.
KeyBank sponsors Chalk Walk Competition
Fri, Mar 9th 2018 05:40 pm
KeyBank will once again sponsors the Chalk Walk Competition presented by Lewiston Council on the Arts as part of the Lewiston Art Festival.
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.
Autism awareness at Greater Niagara FCU
Wed, Mar 7th 2018 11:25 pm
Greater Niagara FCU is helping local children. During the month of March, members will collect donations by selling autism awareness puzzle piece. All proceeds stay local and benefit The Summit Center, whose mission is to help children and families with autism.
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, Niagara Falls will look to break Guinness World Records title for largest marriage vow renewal ceremony
Mon, Mar 5th 2018 03:25 pm
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino on Monday announced an official Guinness World Records title attempt for largest marriage vow renewal ceremony. The event is set for Saturday, June 23.
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.
Spring into safety! Change your clocks & check your batteries
Mon, Mar 5th 2018 07:00 am
The days are getting longer and the temperature is warming. This means Daylight Savings Time will soon begin, and New Yorkers will set their clocks forward one hour (on March 11).
Phone or pad cracked, wet? Bring it to Lewiston e-fix
Thu, Mar 1st 2018 04:50 pm
When Frank and his wife, Stacey, acquired the business in late-2015, "We changed the name, because we intended on supporting phones and tablets sooner rather than later," he said. "Lewiston Computer Services didn't quite cover that. Now we're Lewiston e-fix, which is electronics fix ... computers, phones, tablets."
 

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