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VFW, Deal Realty send gifts to youth
Mon, Dec 21st 2020 01:05 pm
Veterans of Foreign Wars Downriver Post 7487 teamed with Lewiston's Deal Realty and other volunteers (including Assemblyman Angelo Morinello) to present holiday presents to 50 youth from the Niagara Falls Boys & Girls Club and Tuscarora Indian Elementary School.
Honoring Tuscarora Heroes
Mon, Dec 21st 2020 01:00 pm
The annual Tuscarora Heroes Remembrance ceremony was held Saturday, Dec. 19, the 207th anniversary of the Tuscarora's brave actions that saved the lives of Lewiston citizens who were fleeing British forces who had invaded the U.S. from Canada.
Welcome to Lewiston, The Plant Shack
Mon, Dec 21st 2020 07:00 am
The Plant Shack, located at 335 Center St., in the Village of Lewiston, celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Dec. 4 with the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital Neighborhood Health Center holds 7th annual Christmas Shoppe
Fri, Dec 18th 2020 05:50 pm
Mount St. Mary's Neighborhood Health Center (NHC) held its seventh annual Christmas Shoppe on Saturday, Dec. 12. Because of the pandemic, things looked a lot different this year, however, it didn't stop the amazing community of donors from helping to provide gifts to 398 children from 198 families!
Lighting up Youngstown
Fri, Dec 18th 2020 10:20 am
Members of the Youngstown Recreation Commission and their families hope to bring more holiday spirit to the local community. Saturday, Dec. 12, had been the scheduled date for the annual Youngstown "Christmas in the Village" and children's Christmas party, where the Recreation Commission would have offered Santa visits, cookie decorating and holiday crafts.
Intandem's holiday raffle winner gets a 'Supermarket Sweep' experience courtesy of DiMino's Lewiston Tops
Fri, Dec 18th 2020 07:00 am
Who doesn't love "Supermarket Sweep"? The frantic, fast-paced, shop-til-you drop game show ruled the airwaves in the 1960s, and again in the early 1990s. It even has a reboot currently airing on ABC. One lucky shopper got to have that experience herself on Monday, courtesy of DiMino's Lewiston Tops.
Public hearing gets lively on Lewiston solar law revision
Fri, Dec 18th 2020 07:00 am
As the moratorium on its solar energy law continues, the Town of Lewiston held a lively public hearing Monday.
Lew-Port not in 'yellow zone'
Fri, Dec 18th 2020 07:00 am
As is a beloved holiday tradition, the board welcomed the amazing music department to our meeting. Each December, a talented ensemble joins us to perform a series of holiday favorites.
GoFundMe underway for Tom Tower's Farm Market
Wed, Dec 16th 2020 09:00 am
Niagara University graduate and former Niagara County Peach Chelsea Pelsone recently started a GoFundMe fundraising campaign for Tom Tower's Farm Market in Youngstown.
Jonathan Schultz, Niagara County director of emergency services, recognized by IAEM
Tue, Dec 15th 2020 02:20 pm
Jonathan Schultz, director of the Niagara County Department of Emergency Services, has been recognized by the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) as being among the group of professionals who have maintained their Certified Emergency Manager designation. Only 2,000 men and women globally in the emergency management profession presently hold CEM.
Tim Hortons opens in Lewiston
Tue, Dec 15th 2020 09:05 am
The Village of Lewiston welcomed Tim Hortons to Center Street on Tuesday. Canada's premier coffee and bake shop opened as the main tenant in Ellicott Development's three-building plaza at the corner of North Eighth and Onondaga streets.
Niagara County moving into 'yellow zone'
Mon, Dec 14th 2020 02:10 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced Niagara County areas including Lewiston and Niagara Falls are moving into his micro-cluster action initiative "yellow precautionary zone." The following restrictions will be put into place:
And the band played on: Lewiston Music finds a new home in Town of Niagara
Fri, Dec 11th 2020 11:30 am
Much has been made about how the pandemic decimated the live music industry in 2020, stymieing one of the oldest outlets for human expression and delivering a major blow to the collective psyche. Yet, the need to play and create music is persistent and may be more important now than ever before.
Town of Lewiston to hold public hearing on solar energy law
Fri, Dec 11th 2020 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston will review changes to its proposed local law, covering solar energy systems installations in the town, at a public hearing scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14, at Town Hall.
'In the Loop' with the Lewiston-Porter Board of Education: Lew-Port continues to address COVID-19 changes
Fri, Dec 11th 2020 07:00 am
The Board of Education will meet this Monday, Dec. 14. This meeting will combine the December work session and monthly business meeting.
Niagara County starting to see coronavirus spike
Thu, Dec 10th 2020 09:15 pm
Though Erie County has made statewide headlines over the past month for its high number of coronavirus cases, more attention is starting to shift to neighboring Niagara County - where 11.5% of people tested for COVID-19 on Tuesday were positive. The seven-day average at that point was 8.6%, which was second in New York (only trailing Allegany County's 9.1%).
Schumer, Gillibrand call on IJC to allow international Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board to deviate from Plan 2014 & prevent spring flooding in 2021
Thu, Dec 10th 2020 09:10 pm
Schumer, Gillibrand to IJC: Action now will prevent devastation of Lake Ontario next spring Continuing their efforts to secure federal support for Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River's communities at risk of flooding every spring, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Tuesday demanded the International Joint Commission grant the International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board the authority to deviate from Plan 2014 this winter and increase Moses-Saunder dam outflows above levels detailed.
New 'Devotion-by-Distance' programs by Stella Niagara's Center of Renewal
Tue, Dec 8th 2020 04:50 pm
While you are deciding on gifts this holiday season, consider treating yourself or others to an easy and enjoyable way to start the new year with joy in your heart through new "Devotion-by-Distance" programs offered by Stella Niagara's Center of Renewal Retreat & Conference Center. Designed to feature various types of retreat programming based on adult distance learning principles, "Devotion-by-Distance" will include discussion groups, online retreats and courses.
Red Brick temporarily closed to public
Tue, Dec 8th 2020 12:15 pm
Due to the current events regarding COVID-19, the Village of Lewiston municipal building at North Fourth and Ridge streets will be closed to the public until future notice.
Shoreline erosion work underway on Lake Ontario
Fri, Dec 4th 2020 05:10 pm
Despite the near-constant disruptions of COVID-19 throughout 2020, erosion rehab work along the Lake Ontario shoreline in Niagara County is slowly beginning to move forward.
'Shop small' push continues
Fri, Dec 4th 2020 04:50 pm
Merchants and restaurant owners annually see that "shop small" support continue into the following weekend, when the Lewiston Christmas Walk and Tour of Homes traditionally bring families and history buffs to the village streets.
Youngstown Lions announce annual holiday lighting contest
Fri, Dec 4th 2020 07:00 am
The Youngstown Lions Club's annual holiday lighting contest will take place on Monday evening, Dec. 14. Youngstown Lions Club members will judge home decorations from the areas of Lower River Road to Porter Center Road, from Lake Road to the Porter town line, and in the Village of Youngstown.
Niagara County DOH to offer drive-thru rabies clinic in NT
Thu, Dec 3rd 2020 11:30 am
The Niagara County Department of Health announced plans for a no cost, drive-thru rabies clinic from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, at the North Tonawanda Department of Public Works, 758 Erie Ave. The clinic will be available by appointment only.
Niagara County announces reopening of Upper Mountain Road in Lewiston
Tue, Dec 1st 2020 02:20 pm
Niagara County Legislature Chairwoman Becky Wydysh on Tuesday announced the replacement of the Upper Mountain Road culvert over Fish Creek in the Town of Lewiston is complete. The road will reopen to traffic by the end of the day, Wednesday, Dec. 2. The culvert, located northeast of Moyer Road, has been closed since September.
Holiday Market going virtual
Fri, Nov 27th 2020 07:05 am
As small businesses continue to navigate their way through these difficult times, Willow Consulting has decided to host its annual shopping extravaganza virtually this year.
Youngstown/Porter community baskets assist needy
Fri, Nov 27th 2020 07:00 am
As most realize, COVID-19 has prompted some significant changes in how we plan to mark the holiday season in 2020. Many activities have been outright canceled, with others seeing curtailing or adjustments to community functions.
Lewiston Lions, VFW partner to help veterans
Fri, Nov 27th 2020 07:00 am
The Lewiston Community Lions and VFW Downriver Post 7487 are collecting toiletry items for our local female and male homeless veterans and those in the VA hospital and shelters. Travel and full-sized requested items include toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, deodorant, lip balm, hand sanitizer, wipes, facial tissue packets, shampoo and lotion. A special request to remember our female veterans, as well, with donations of feminine products (tampons and sanitary pads), and size 1 and 2 diapers.
Village of Lewiston: Tree lighting out, sandwich boards in
Fri, Nov 27th 2020 07:00 am
As Niagara County and parts of Lewiston have seen an increase in the number of positive coronavirus cases of late, the village has canceled its tree-lighting ceremony.
Ensol Inc. gives thanks to Mount St. Mary's Hospital through generous donation of meal
Wed, Nov 25th 2020 06:35 pm
As a longtime supporter of the work of the Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation, Ensol Inc. took a special approach this year to support the hospital. As a sign of its deep appreciation for the nurses, doctors and therapists working on the holiday, Ensol graciously donated over 165 meals catered by Osteria 166 to hospital staff in celebration of Thanksgiving.
Catholic Health debuts WNY's first mobile simulation unit
Tue, Nov 24th 2020 03:05 pm
Catholic Health's new mobile simulation unit was shown off to the public on Monday, with brief remarks, a dedication and live demonstration at the Lewiston No. 1 Fire Department on North Sixth Street.
Artpark presents Zoom special with improv stars Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood
Tue, Nov 24th 2020 01:35 pm
Improv legends and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" veterans Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood unleash a wild, comedic ride with "Stream of Consciousness," where the audience is in the driver's seat, live via Zoom. Artpark & Company welcomes the entertainers Dec. 5, 13 and 19.
Small Business Saturday 2020: Celebrating homegrown merchants - Warren's Village Hardware
Fri, Nov 20th 2020 06:15 pm
What is the key to success? For three of Lewiston's longest-tenured businesses, the answer is simple: service.
Small Business Saturday 2020: Celebrating homegrown merchants - Hibbard's Old Portage Shop Wines & Liquors
Fri, Nov 20th 2020 06:05 pm
What is the key to success? For three of Lewiston's longest-tenured businesses, the answer is simple: service.
NCSO: Filicetti announces promotion of Schultz to rank of chief deputy
Fri, Nov 20th 2020 05:10 pm
Niagara County Sheriff's Office Sheriff Michael Filicetti recently announced the promotion of Capt. Aaron C. Schultz to the rank of chief deputy, effective Nov. 29.
New York Power Authority announces first milestone of $1.1 billion, 15-year project to extend operating life of largest power plant
Wed, Nov 18th 2020 09:25 am
The New York Power Authority on Tuesday announced the first milestone of its 15-year modernization and digitization program to significantly extend the operating life of its Niagara Power Project in Lewiston, the largest source of clean electricity in New York state and one of the country's largest hydroelectric projects.
Lewiston Town Board discusses park project, adopts 2021 budget
Fri, Nov 13th 2020 04:15 pm
News on the Lewiston Town Park planned for Lower River Road continued Monday, as Town Engineer Robert Lannon discussed the proposed site plan as well as an upcoming spring 2021 timeframe for construction of an access roadway at the park.
Syros reopens
Fri, Nov 13th 2020 02:55 pm
Small Business Saturday 2020: Lewiston businesses strive to offer safe shopping experience
Fri, Nov 13th 2020 01:25 pm
It's business as usual - whatever that means in 2020 - as Lewiston merchants prepare for an uptick in holiday shopping in coming weeks. Though coronavirus cases have spiked in Erie and Niagara counties this month, the village has only reported four new cases in the past six weeks. Safety protocols put in place when New York was "unpaused" last spring are still in place, and storeowners are working diligently to keep their sites clean and virus-free.
'Spotlight on Niagara': Mount St. Mary's Hospital volunteer groups hold raffle to give back to community in big way
Fri, Nov 13th 2020 12:00 pm
The St. Francis Guild and Board of Associates of Mount St. Mary's Hospital have joined together to present, "Spotlight on Niagara," a raffle to thank community businesses for their support of the hospital in 2020.
NYPA announces temporary closure of Niagara Power Vista Visitors Center & fishing facilities
Thu, Nov 12th 2020 04:50 pm
The New York Power Authority on Thursday announced the temporary closure of the Niagara Power Vista Visitors Center and NYPA fishing facilities, including the fishing pier at the base of the Robert Moses Dam.
 

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