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Lewiston Town Board hears of LPD active shooter drills
Sat, Feb 16th 2019 07:00 am
All is quiet at Lewiston Town Hall, with select town officials scheduled to visit the annual Association of Towns meetings in NYC next week.
Village of Lewiston expected to review recent changes to plaza traffic pattern
Sat, Feb 16th 2019 07:00 am
Following discussion with Lewiston Police Department Chief Frank Previte this week, the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees is expected to review its recent decision regarding traffic ingress and egress at the Center Street (Rite Aid) Plaza. The municipality's monthly meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Red Brick, 145 N. Fourth St.
Olcott Lions to celebrate 50 years of 'Swim For Sight'
Sat, Feb 16th 2019 07:00 am
The event? Well, it's the 50th anniversary of the Olcott Lions Club's legendary "Swim For Sight," of course.
Chamber Gala award-winners announced
Fri, Feb 15th 2019 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will celebrate the community at the annual Chamber Gala awards dinner, to be held at Niagara Falls Country Club on Thursday, May 9. The chamber board of directors will present awards for Business of the Year and Citizen of the Year honorees in the Lewiston, Youngstown, Ransomville and Sanborn communities.
New entrances, exit coming to Lewiston's Rite Aid plaza
Sat, Feb 9th 2019 07:00 am
Motorists entering the Center Street (Rite Aid) Plaza take note: On Monday, the Village of Lewiston Board voted to switch the Center Street exit from the Stone House side over to the Orange Cat corner. Additionally, trustees agreed to make the entrance both an ingress and egress - thus allowing for two-way traffic at this driveway.
HART honors caregivers: Home Assistance Referral Team celebrates decades of service
Sat, Feb 9th 2019 07:00 am
The Home Assistance Referral Team (HART) hosted its annual recognition luncheon honoring caregivers Thursday at Lewiston's First Presbyterian Church.
Mark Cerrone awarded bid for Village of Lewiston waterfront rehab
Wed, Feb 6th 2019 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston on Monday accepted a bid from Mark Cerrone Inc. to refurbish the Lewiston Landing waterfront. The Niagara Falls site-contracting and construction company submitted the lowest proposal: $1,599,500.
'Valentines for Veterans' at St. Peter's
Mon, Feb 4th 2019 09:40 am
On Friday, St. Peter's R.C. School will host its annual "Valentines for Veterans" event. The students will share their thanks and support to veterans by creating valentine cards, which will be delivered to the Buffalo VA Medical Center.
Lewiston Landing on agenda for Monday's village work session
Sat, Feb 2nd 2019 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees will go through Lewiston Landing rehabilitation bids at the Feb. 4 work session.
Town of Lewiston Board talks budget, OKs attorney hire
Sat, Feb 2nd 2019 07:00 am
With town operations slowly moving into 2019, January's Lewiston Town Board regular meeting Monday was lower-key, but newsworthy, nonetheless, with a number of procedural matters addressed.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital to celebrate Black History Month
Tue, Jan 29th 2019 03:20 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital will hold a special ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, as part of its Black History Month celebration. The event will be held at 10:30 a.m. in the hospital cafeteria, 5300 Military Road.
Community solar gaining popularity
Sat, Jan 26th 2019 07:00 am
Community solar continues to make inroads throughout New York state, including in Buffalo-Niagara.
New senior van dedicated in Youngstown
Sat, Jan 26th 2019 07:00 am
"We're really happy to have this new van," said Village of Youngstown Mayor Raleigh Reynolds on Thursday, as village officials joined with elected leaders from the Town of Porter to dedicate a new 2019 Chrysler Pacifica. It will serve as the Youngstown-Porter Senior Van.
Town of Porter donates to USCG Station Niagara
Fri, Jan 25th 2019 06:25 pm
On Friday afternoon, the Town of Porter welcomed staff from U.S. Coast Guard Station Niagara to Porter Town Hall for the presentation of donated items to assist personnel during the government shutdown. Town of Porter Supervisor John "Duffy" Johnston said 300 pounds of food collected from the community over the past week was donated.
Spring opening expected for 765 Fairchild Place
Sat, Jan 19th 2019 07:00 am
Construction is nearly complete at 765 Fairchild Place, and a May move-in date was announced on Wednesday night. The 29-unit living complex was constructed at the site of the former Fairchild Manor nursing home.
Lewiston Town Board sets stage for 2019
Sat, Jan 19th 2019 07:00 am
In addition to its Jan. 7 approval for construction of the town's second privately owned utility-scale solar system, Lewiston Town Board members spent much of that session with approvals on a number of procedural matters, setting the stage for town operations in 2019.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital nuclear medicine earns nuclear cardiology reaccreditation by IAC
Tue, Jan 15th 2019 11:05 am
Mount St. Mary's Hospital's nuclear medicine program has been granted an additional three-year term of accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in nuclear cardiology. This reaccreditation demonstrates the facility's ongoing commitment to providing quality patient care in nuclear cardiology.
Village of Lewiston power outage due to circuit breaker repair
Mon, Jan 14th 2019 04:45 pm
Residents and businesses in the Village of Lewiston were unexpectedly without electricity for about a half-hour Monday afternoon as National Grid made repairs to substation 087 at North Fifth and Oneida streets.
Lewiston: Artpark & Company begins long-range master plan process
Sat, Jan 12th 2019 07:05 am
Right before Christmas, Empire State Development announced Artpark & Company was the recipient of a $100,000 award from the Western New York Regional Economic Development Council. The money will go toward the creation of a master plan - a road map outlining what Artpark could and should be now and well into the future.
Village of Lewiston taking appointments for water meter head replacement
Sat, Jan 12th 2019 07:00 am
Starting Monday, Jan. 14, the Village of Lewiston Department of Public Works will begin replacing water meter heads. Residents are asked to call the clerk's office at 754-8271 to make an appointment. There is no fee for this service, which should only take about 10 minutes.
Youngstown: YBPA readies for a busy 2019
Sat, Jan 12th 2019 07:00 am
The Youngstown Business and Professional Association held its annual winter meeting Tuesday evening at Rays Tavern, with a full house in attendance.
Niagara Falls State Park announces Native American handicraft lottery
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 04:10 pm
Applications for the 2019 Native American handicraft sales permits are now available for the summer season at Niagara Falls State Park.
What's in a name? Mount St. Mary's & Catholic Health announce most popular baby names for 2018
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 04:10 pm
It's probably one of the first decisions parents make - sometimes long before their baby is born. What to name the new bundle of joy?
Care-n-Share parent names new executive director
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 03:00 pm
Inter-Community Services announced Erin Howard of Wilson as the new executive director. ICS is the parent organization of Care-n-Share Food Pantry and Wear-n-Share Clothing Closet.
Mount St. Mary's emergency nurses recognized
Wed, Jan 2nd 2019 04:25 pm
Two emergency department nurses at Mount St. Mary's Hospital were recently recognized by the U.S. Border Patrol for their assistance.
2018 a 'bridge' year in Village of Lewiston
Sat, Dec 29th 2018 07:00 am
A bridge movie isn't always the most popular - or rewarding - chapter in a series' story. But it's absolutely necessary and, hopefully, leads to a proper payoff.
VFW Post 313 joins national Wreaths Across America Day
Sat, Dec 29th 2018 07:00 am
Lake Ontario VFW Post 313 in Youngstown was among those organizations that participated in the national Wreaths Across America Day on Saturday, Dec. 15.
River Region 2018 year in review
Sat, Dec 29th 2018 07:00 am
As we enter 2019, it's time to take a look back.
DiMino's Tops/NFP coloring contest winners announced
Sat, Dec 29th 2018 06:55 am
DiMino's Lewiston Tops has announced the winners of its 2018 Holiday Coloring Contest, held throughout the River Region this season in conjunction with Niagara Frontier Publications/The Sentinel. The annual contest saw dozens of colorful entries submitted in three age categories, many of which are found throughout the foyer area of the Center Street store.
New Niagara Hospice ambulette begins service thanks to proceeds from Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise & Clambake
Fri, Dec 28th 2018 05:35 pm
Niagara Hospice unveiled its new ambulette on Friday, ensuring quality transportation for patients will continue for many years, thanks to the donation of more than $34,000 raised by the 19th annual Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise & Clambake on July 13.
Youngstown Community Baskets: Donations and volunteers help brighten Christmas for needy
Sat, Dec 22nd 2018 07:00 am
The 2018 version of the Youngstown Community Baskets campaign proved to be a success for many, with scores of volunteers assisting and upward of 50 needy families served in the Youngstown and Porter areas.
Lewiston Police Department honors its own
Sat, Dec 22nd 2018 07:00 am
Earlier this month, members of the Lewiston Police Department gathered at the Lewiston Fire Co. No. 2 banquet hall for their annual Christmas party and awards ceremony.
Lewiston: VFW hoping to have new monument built, unveiled in 2019
Sat, Dec 22nd 2018 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees endorsed a plan to build a "circle of honor" in Academy Park. Veterans of Foreign Wars Downriver Post 7487 is raising funds to redo the monument area.
Clearview dedication
Tue, Dec 18th 2018 07:00 am
Local elected officials and leadership from Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Catholic Health gathered Monday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and blessing to mark the expansion of the Mount St. Mary's Clearview treatment.
5th annual Mount St. Mary's 'Christmas Shoppe' helps more than 100 families
Mon, Dec 17th 2018 11:45 am
Mount St. Mary's Hospital and its Neighborhood Health Center conducted its fifth annual "Christmas Shoppe" on Saturday, and provided assistance to more than 110 families and 285 children. The initiative is coordinated by Sr. Nora Sweeney, D.C., community social worker at the Neighborhood Health Center.
Moose International brass visit Lewiston
Sat, Dec 15th 2018 07:00 am
Lower Niagara Moose Lodge 584 was host to top officials of Moose International during a visit to the Village of Lewiston last week.
Town of Lewiston Board session brief, but busy
Sat, Dec 15th 2018 07:00 am
Lewiston Town Board members held a generally light session Monday, with a number of routine matters handled as town officials head toward the holiday break.
Lights, camera, Carmelo: Restaurateur teams with marketer to launch hybrid show, experience
Sat, Dec 15th 2018 07:00 am
The farm-to-table restaurant was screening - get this - "Carmelo's: The Show," a one-part sitcom, one-part cooking show concoction thought up by marketing guru Alessandro Renzi and chef Carmelo Raimondi.
Lew-Port students to sing Tuscarora praises
Mon, Dec 10th 2018 03:45 pm
Dozens of Lewiston-Porter Elementary School students are rehearsing for the first public performance of the new Tuscarora Heroes song, which will be featured at this year's annual remembrance ceremony. The event is set for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, at the monument, located at Portage Road and Center Street in Lewiston.
PHOTOS: Santa visits Lewiston Christmas Walk
Sat, Dec 1st 2018 01:50 pm
The big man in the red suit arrived in Lewiston via Rainbow Air helicopter on Saturday morning. After successfully landing in Academy Park, Santa met with children and families before boarding his special Deal Realty Float. J&J Strassburg Trucking transported the holly-jolly one to the International Peace Garden, where he greeted even more youth.

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