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Chamber Awards Gala 2018: Innovative Card Solutions is Sanborn Business of Year
Sat, Feb 17th 2018 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Innovative Card Solutions as the recipient of the Sanborn Business of the Year Award.
Changes at Town Hall: Lewiston welcomes new finance director
Sat, Feb 17th 2018 07:00 am
The Lewiston Town Board welcomed a new town official on Monday, with the naming of Jacqueline Agnello as the new finance/budget director.
Still unique: Antique to Chic marks 5th anniversary
Sat, Feb 17th 2018 07:00 am
Five years ago, Antique to Chic was formed, partly, out of the uncertainty surrounding the proposed Center Street plaza project. Some of the co-operators were part of The Country Doctor, a business located in one of the buildings set to be torn down if the new mall was approved.
Lewiston Art Festival applications available
Wed, Feb 14th 2018 02:15 pm
Applications are now available for the 52nd annual Lewiston Art Festival, which will be held Saturday, Aug. 11, and Sunday, Aug. 12, in the Village of Lewiston. More than 175 professional artists will display and sell their work and compete for $5,000 in prizes in the juried show. The application deadline is Sunday, April 1.
Longtime volunteer marks special birthday
Wed, Feb 14th 2018 02:15 pm
Joe Marra of Niagara Falls recently celebrated his 95th birthday surrounded by some of his fellow volunteers at Mount St. Mary's Hospital. Marra has been volunteering at the hospital for 21 years.
Mount St. Mary's to honor Bob Burns, Wendy & Curt Stuart, NOTL Rotary at reverse draw fundraiser Feb. 28 at Como Restaurant
Mon, Feb 12th 2018 03:55 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital will hold its annual reverse draw fundraiser on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at The Como Restaurant, 2220 Pine Avenue Niagara Falls. The event is the continuation of an event that, for many years, was conducted by the Temple Beth Israel. In recent years, the leadership of the temple bestowed the fundraiser to Mount St. Mary's.
Celebrating the River Region
Sat, Feb 10th 2018 07:00 am
Awards will be presented to those contributing to the success of the local area when the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce holds its annual awards gala on Thursday, April 19, at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston.
Helping out in northern Niagara: Donations help Care-n-Share pantry serve area needy
Sat, Feb 10th 2018 07:00 am
The Care-n-Share Pantry in Ransomville was the recipient of two generous donations from the community this week.
Chamber Awards Gala 2018: Canterbury Place is Lewiston Business of the Year
Sat, Feb 10th 2018 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Canterbury Place as the 2018 Lewiston Business of the Year. The Lewiston Advisory Committee, comprised of Lewiston businesses and organizations, assists the chamber in selecting a business honoree, voted upon from member nominations.
Earth moving begins at Fairchild site
Sat, Feb 10th 2018 07:00 am
Construction crews earnestly began clearing the ground between Fairchild Place and Onondaga Street this week. The site is being prepped for the building of a three-story apartment complex to the south, and a six-unit townhome development to the north.
Welcome to Lewiston, Griffon House
Wed, Feb 7th 2018 12:40 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce coordinated a ribbon-cutting for Ken Scibetta, Ed Webster and the staff at the new Griffon House, 810 Center St., Lewiston.
'Toast & Jam' at Brickyard Brewing Company
Tue, Feb 6th 2018 01:00 pm
Get ready for one of Lewiston's favorite winter events! "Toast & Jam" begins at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, at the Brickyard Brewing Company, 436 Center St. This jazz-jamming, blues-rocking, poetry-reading event is back by popular demand and continues every Monday night through March 19.
NYPA Power Vista commemorates Black History Month with special exhibit, performances
Tue, Feb 6th 2018 01:00 pm
Youngsters and their families are invited to take part in Black History Month by creating an art project for display in a special exhibit and then visiting the New York Power Authority's Power Vista on Feb. 24 for a day of free activities.
Take a break from Cabin Fever at Old Fort Niagara's 'Winter Woods Battle'
Mon, Feb 5th 2018 12:15 pm
Old Fort Niagara invites the public to take a break from cabin fever and head to the fort for a full day of winter fun and living history on Saturday, Feb. 17, when staff, volunteers and re-enactors present the "Winter Woods Battle."
It Happened to Alexa Foundation announces relocation to Buffalo
Sat, Feb 3rd 2018 07:00 am
As new restaurants open and development awaits at Center and North Eighth streets, word comes that a long-time face has opted to relocate out of the Village of Lewiston.
Village of Lewiston updated on Fairchild development
Sat, Feb 3rd 2018 07:00 am
Orchard Park developer James Jerge met with the Village of Lewiston special projects team on Wednesday. Alongside his architect and engineer, Jerge offered an update to his residential redevelopment project at 765 Fairchild Place - site of the former Fairchild Manor nursing home.
Rocking, pin-dropping to benefit Lew-Port students
Sat, Feb 3rd 2018 07:00 am
A fundraiser to benefit the Lewiston-Porter High School Summer of '69 Music Scholarship will take place at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Lewiston Event Center, 845 Cayuga St. The event will feature a performance by the Summer of '69 All-Star Band with special performances by Lewiston-Porter High School students.
Caitlin Fager joins Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce
Sat, Feb 3rd 2018 07:00 am
Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce President Jennifer Pauly has announced a new addition to her staff. Caitlin Fager started on Monday as the event and membership manager. She replaces Christina Crane, who took another position in late 2017.
Niagara River Region Chamber awards dinner slated for April 19
Fri, Feb 2nd 2018 03:55 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will honor nine recipients from the northern Niagara area at its annual gala and awards dinner, Thursday, April 19, at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston. There, the chamber board of directors will present its 2018 Business and Citizen of the Year awards for the Lewiston, Youngstown, Ransomville and Sanborn communities.
In the Loop: Celebrating winter, 'One District, One Book' winner announced
Sat, Jan 27th 2018 07:05 am
As January comes to an end, we are now halfway through the school year. This past week was full of midterm and Regents exams, and the second marking period closed at the high school and middle school.
Town of Lewiston: Glasgow faults board for failing to name appointments
Sat, Jan 27th 2018 07:00 am
It opened with remarks by resident Paulette Glasgow, a familiar face at past meetings who returned to this session following illness. Glasgow, a member of the Lewiston Taxpayers Accountability and Action Alliance, raised the issue of transparency as she proceeded to criticize the Town Board's lack of naming, but summarily approving a large number of town appointments, at its reorganization meeting earlier this month.
Lewiston Police Department stages active shooter drill at Lew-Port
Fri, Jan 26th 2018 11:00 pm
On Friday morning, the Lewiston Police Department led a joint active shooter drill on the Lewiston-Porter campus. The LPD teamed with Niagara County Sheriff's Office, U.S. Border Patrol and New York State Police, in conjunction with local fire and EMS companies. Access to the schools was restricted during the duration of the event.
Village of Lewiston: Hibbard's expansion approved, tree removal penalty increases
Fri, Jan 19th 2018 04:05 pm
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston on Tuesday voted in favor of an expansion to Hibbard's Original Frozen Custard. However, they tabled a request to allow the almost 80-year-old business to add a concrete pad in the right-of-way.
Performers needed for new musical production, 'The Odyssey,' at Artpark
Wed, Jan 17th 2018 07:00 am
Executive Director Sonia Clark has announced a casting call for a new musical production of "The Odyssey" will take place from 6-9 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28, at The Kavinoky Theatre on the D'Youville Campus. It's expected the show will feature more than 100 people.
Advanced training in stroke care saves Buffalo man at Mount St. Mary's Hospital
Tue, Jan 16th 2018 05:35 pm
It was a relatively normal day for Buffalo resident Kenneth Lidge as he was nearing the Niagara Falls Airport as a passenger on an Allegiant Airlines flight coming from Tampa to Niagara Falls. Lidge was relaxing in his seat as he returned to Western New York from a cruise.
Lewiston: DeGiulio's Pharmacy aims to cater to community's needs
Sat, Jan 13th 2018 09:00 am
In fact, within the first five minutes of speaking with brothers and pharmacists Richard and James DeGiulio, you'll probably be asked what you need and what it costs elsewhere (you know, assuming you've actually found "X"). Then, you - yes, you - can have that item ordered and delivered to the store for purchase.
Youngstown BPA sets its calendar
Sat, Jan 13th 2018 07:00 am
The Youngstown Business and Professional Association held its quarterly membership meeting Tuesday at Ray's Tavern.
Town of Lewiston plans underway for 2018: Board reorganizes, holds hearings, work session
Sat, Jan 13th 2018 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston got down to business for 2018 on Monday, with two public hearings, a host of reorganizational adoptions, approvals and appointments, followed by a light agenda work session.
Old Fort Niagara announces special events for 2018
Thu, Jan 11th 2018 05:15 pm
Old Fort Niagara will provide another year of living history to visitors from near and far and invites the public to save the dates for its special events and programs in 2018.
NYPA launches new 'Sensational Science Saturdays' program at Niagara Power Vista
Wed, Jan 10th 2018 04:15 pm
Children, grades 5 to 8, and of all ages are invited to learn about computer programming in free hands-on workshops through a new, first-time "Sensational Science Saturdays" series at the Niagara Power Vista.
Kiwanis Club donates to Mount St. Mary's, LPD
Wed, Jan 10th 2018 11:10 am
The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston presented donations to Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation (Washuta Memorial) and Lewiston Police Department during the club's December dinner meeting. Proceeds for these donations were raised though the club's annual clambake, which is held in early June at Kiwanis Park.
DiMino Tops Lewiston awards coloring contest winners
Tue, Jan 9th 2018 10:50 am
Prior to Christmas, DiMino Tops Lewiston partnered with Niagara Frontier Publications to sponsor the annual holiday coloring contest. The supermarket displayed each child entrant's work in the foyer and then donated gifts to the winning posters.
EG Tax postpones Lewiston ribbon-cutting, radio remote
Thu, Jan 4th 2018 05:15 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce announced the ribbon-cutting ceremony for EG Tax in Lewiston has been postponed due to expected inclement weather this weekend.
Catholic Health, Mount St. Mary's team for dinner program on less-invasive approach to hip replacement surgery
Thu, Jan 4th 2018 05:15 pm
Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, bone loss and injury are all common causes of hip pain that can prevent one from being able to perform daily activities. If hip replacement surgery is in the future, but a lengthy recovery and fear of complications are stopping someone from taking the next step, there are other options to consider.
PHOTOS: New Year's Day on ice
Tue, Jan 2nd 2018 07:35 pm
The Neptune Water Ski Club held their annual New Year's Day event in the Niagara River at Lewiston. They had to break ice out of the boat launch to get the ski boat in the water, and then had to ski around the ice flows in the river.
Local legislators receive NY Farm Bureau Circle of Friends Award
Wed, Dec 27th 2017 12:25 pm
At the recent Niagara County Farm Bureau luncheon, President Jim Bittner presented New York State Sen. Rob Ortt, Assemblyman Mike Norris and Assemblyman Angelo Morinello with the Circle of Friends Award. This honor is given to legislators whose votes reflect New York Farm Bureau's priorities.
Youngstown Lions announce 2017 holiday lighting winners
Sat, Dec 23rd 2017 07:00 am
Youngstown Lions Club President Richard Allen this week announced the winners of the 2017 holiday lighting contest.
Making for a brighter Christmas: Youngstown/Town of Porter Community Holiday Baskets benefit area's needy
Sat, Dec 23rd 2017 07:00 am
The annual Youngstown/Town of Porter Community Holiday Baskets project has been declared a great success this year. Scores of volunteers worked a village-townwide collection campaign from Dec. 11-16 at the Red Brick Village Center gym. Through the efforts and the donations of many, 50 families received food boxes, and over 90 children received clothing and toy items.
Lewiston Kiwanis Club donates to Mount St. Mary's
Fri, Dec 22nd 2017 03:00 pm
The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston recently presented the Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation with a check for $5,000. The funds were from the club's annual clambake, which is dedicated to long-time Kiwanian Steve Washuta and the Steve Washuta Cardiac Center at Mount St. Mary's Hospital.
Greater Niagara area community invited to Christmas Eve service at historic church
Thu, Dec 21st 2017 02:00 pm
The First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston will open its doors on Christmas Eve to all members of the Greater Niagara Community. The church, established on Jan. 20, 1817, is the oldest in the Village of Lewiston and celebrated its 200th anniversary this year.

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