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Election Day hot dog fundraiser will help Scouts fix-up camp trailer
Wed, Oct 31st 2018 02:15 pm
Boy Scout Troop 829 welcomes voters and passersby to its hot dog fundraiser on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6. The event will run from 5-9 p.m. at the St. Peter's R.C. School parking lot on North Sixth Street (across the street from the Lewiston No. 1 Fire Co. polling station).
Celebrating 200 years: Lewiston Bicentennial Committee formed
Sat, Oct 27th 2018 07:00 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston has announced the formation of a Bicentennial Committee for the Village and Town of Lewiston to commemorate 200 years. The committee has been recognized by both municipal boards, and is tasked with the planning of events and hosting celebrations.
Town of Lewiston OKs local law to override 2% tax cap
Thu, Oct 25th 2018 08:55 am
It looks like property owners in the Town of Lewiston will be facing a tax increase in excess of the 2 percent cap for 2019.
Halloween Bash at Brickyard
Sat, Oct 20th 2018 07:00 am
Lewiston resident Mike Carroll has announced plans for his 10th annual Halloween Bash benefit to assist a local family in need. The event will take place from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Brickyard Brewing Company, 436 Center St., Lewiston.
Coalition report faults localities on executive sessions
Sat, Oct 20th 2018 07:00 am
A report released Thursday by the Buffalo Niagara Coalition for Open Government has claimed a number of municipalities in both Erie and Niagara counties are out of compliance with state Open Meetings Laws when it comes to executive sessions.
Porter eyes property tax increase
Sat, Oct 20th 2018 07:00 am
Be expecting a tax increase for 2019, if you're a property owner in the Town of Porter.
Village of Lewiston Board looking for 60-day extension on Frontier House
Sat, Oct 20th 2018 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston is hopeful it will receive two extra months to continue exploring its options with regard to the Frontier House.
Kiwanis Club supports hospital
Thu, Oct 18th 2018 01:25 pm
The Lewiston Kiwanis continued its support of the Steve J. Washuta Cardiac Center at Mount St. Mary's Hospital with a donation of $5,000. The funds were raised from the club's annual summer clambake and are raised in honor of the late Washuta, the founder of Modern Corporation and a longtime member of the Kiwanis Club.
Mount St. Mary's participating in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Thu, Oct 18th 2018 01:15 pm
As part of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mount St. Mary's is hosting a drive-up drop-off site to help get unused and unwanted medications out of people's homes.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital presents evening of health information & relaxation
Wed, Oct 17th 2018 05:25 pm
Reservations are still being accepted for a program of Mount St. Mary's Hospital called "Ladies' Night Out," which will be held beginning at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at 80 Main Banquet & Catering in Lockport. This free, informational and fun event is sponsored by Precision Health Care, the Center for Women at Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Niagara Frontier Anesthesia Services LLP.
United to fight Alzheimer's
Mon, Oct 15th 2018 03:30 pm
The 2018 Lewiston Walk to End Alzheimer's began at Artpark on Saturday morning. Despite threatening skies, the rain stopped and the sun came out just in time for the event to begin. A huge crowd came out to walk, take a chance on baskets in the basket raffle, visit with sponsors and plant windmill flowers in the garden.
Lewiston gets its gym back with Village Fitness Club
Sat, Oct 13th 2018 07:00 am
Village Fitness Club is located at 734 Cayuga St. Hours of operations are 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays, 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, and 7 a.m. until noon Sunday. For more information, call 716-998-0057 or visit
Youngstown trustees take no action on parking
Sat, Oct 13th 2018 07:00 am
Following a boisterous public hearing last week in Youngstown - one to consider changes in the village code on a 15-minute parking provision fronting a Lockport Street business - no action was taken by the Village Board of Trustees on Thursday night.
Budget season underway in Town of Lewiston
Sat, Oct 13th 2018 07:00 am
Budget season for the Town of Lewiston is now underway with the town's recent debut of 2019 spending plans that reflect increases over its adopted 2018 plan of $17,287,894.
St. Peter's dedicates new playground
Sat, Oct 13th 2018 07:00 am
The Most Rev. Richard Malone joined with students, teachers, faculty members, community leaders and friends to officially open the St. Peter's playground on Friday. The recreational space is located behind the gymnasium and adjacent to the Lewiston elementary school. It was dedicated to Dr. Irene Elia.
Mount St. Mary's expands services
Fri, Oct 12th 2018 10:30 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital has expanded and relocated its cardiopulmonary services to a new first-floor location in the main hospital building on its Lewiston campus.
Village of Lewiston set to save thousands with new LED lights
Sat, Oct 6th 2018 07:00 am
Thanks to customer incentives, the Village of Lewiston will enjoy significant savings on electricity at both the Red Brick Municipal Building and Department of Public Works garage.
Wilson Tuscarora State Park boat launch to be closed for construction
Thu, Oct 4th 2018 05:25 pm
The Niagara Region of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced the boat launch at Wilson Tuscarora State Park will soon be closed to the public while it is being rebuilt.
Here comes the judge! New character debuts at Marble Orchard Ghost Walk
Thu, Oct 4th 2018 03:35 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts announced Town of Lewiston Councilman John Jacoby has joined this year's Marble Orchard Ghost Walk cast.
HAL to award scholarship on Indigenous Peoples' Day
Tue, Oct 2nd 2018 05:25 pm
A scholarship award from the Historical Association of Lewiston to a Tuscarora student will highlight the commemoration of Indigenous Peoples' Day. The award will be presented to Niagara County Community College student Christian Burnham at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at the Tuscarora Heroes Monument at the corner of Center Street and Portage Road in Lewiston.
Lewiston Town Board approves special use permit for solar project
Sat, Sep 29th 2018 07:00 am
The Lewiston Town Board gave its OK on a new a solar facility under its new solar law on Monday. Specifically, it approved a special use permit to allow for construction of a proposed utility scale solar energy project on property owned by Town Building/Zoning Inspector Tim Masters at 1897 Swann Road.
Greenway funding for new Lewiston park
Sat, Sep 29th 2018 07:00 am
Look for some movement next year on a new town park in northern Lewiston along the Niagara River.
SafeShot Munitions to take over Stevenson Elementary in Ransomville
Sat, Sep 29th 2018 07:00 am
Enter SafeShot Munitions LLC of Ransomville.
Walk to End Alzheimer's returns to Lewiston
Wed, Sep 26th 2018 04:55 pm
The Walk to End Alzheimer's, the annual fundraising walk organized by the Alzheimer's Association Western New York Chapter, helps support the programs and services provided at no cost to those living with dementia, their care partners and health care professionals across Niagara County.
Fire engine rides, interactive demonstrations to highlight Upper Mountain Fire Co. open house
Wed, Sep 26th 2018 07:00 am
Children of all ages can enjoy an opportunity to see what it's like to be a firefighter on Saturday, Oct. 13, when the Upper Mountain Fire Co. holds an open house for the community during fire prevention week.
New York renames Highway 104 in Lewiston
Tue, Sep 25th 2018 04:00 pm
On Tuesday, New York State Sen. Rob Ortt announced his legislation renaming Lewiston's Highway 104 was signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Sponsored by Ortt (S7827) and Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (A10548), this bill sees Highway 104 renamed the "General William 'Wild Bill' Donovan Memorial Highway."
Wonderful weekend: Harvest, Wildlife festival photos
Mon, Sep 24th 2018 09:45 am
It was the right mix of sun and fun that brought people in droves to both the Harvest & Hops Festival in the Village of Lewiston and the neighboring Wildlife Festival at the New York Power Authority.
Village of Lewiston recognizes community leaders; resets safety, fee regulations
Sat, Sep 22nd 2018 07:00 am
Mayor Anne Welch and the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees issued proclamations to several community leaders on Monday. The awardees were lauded for recent beautification efforts on Center Street. Those honored included members of the Garden Club of Lewiston, the Lewiston Beautification Commission, Samuel and Judy Talarico, Gary Hofing of Lewiston Plaza (Rite Aid), Anthony DiMino of Lewiston Tops/CVS Plaza, and Fran and Marie Williams.
Former Village of Lewiston ZBA Chairman John Ritter passes
Thu, Sep 20th 2018 01:20 pm
Howard J. "John" Ritter, 75, of Lewiston, passed away peacefully at home with the loving care of Niagara Hospice and his family on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018.
Return of Lewiston Lions peace poster contest
Mon, Sep 17th 2018 10:35 am
The Lewiston Community Lions Club is sponsoring a peace poster contest with the Village of Lewiston Recreation Department.
Croquet on display in Lewiston
Sat, Sep 15th 2018 12:15 pm
Last Saturday, golf croquet enthusiasts gathered at the Lewiston "White Gates" home of Bill and Barbara Vrooman for an afternoon "tournament of friends."
HAL announces September speaker
Tue, Sep 11th 2018 11:05 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston's September program is titled "One Hundred and One Years of Crystal Beach." The event will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at the Lutheran Church of the Messiah Fellowship Hall, 915 Oneida St., Lewiston.
Santana Sawma crowned Peach Queen
Sun, Sep 9th 2018 11:10 pm
Perhaps the most successful Niagara County Peach Festival of all time - four days strong and no rain this year - concluded Sunday night with the crowning of a new Peach Queen: Santana Sawma.
'Rockout Cancer' at Stone House
Fri, Sep 7th 2018 05:05 pm
Nine months of planning had led to this: The first "Rockout Cancer" will take place from noon to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, at the Lewiston Stone House, 755 Center St. The event is a fundraiser for the Lower Niagara Community Survivors Group, which was formed to help cancer patients with day-to-day projects and activities.
Living history in Lewiston
Fri, Sep 7th 2018 04:35 pm
Last week, a group of some 85 children and adults from Buffalo visited Lewiston's Freedom Crossing Monument, and was given presentations regarding Lewiston's role in the Underground Railroad by Tim Henderson, Eva Nicklas, Lee Simonson and Susan Geissler.
Marble Orchard Ghost Walks return this fall
Fri, Sep 7th 2018 07:00 am
Whether you're just out to have some fun or learn something of the paranormal, the Lewiston Council on the Arts wants you - dead or alive.
Mason's Mission founder to help Lewiston, Lions Club with new, inclusive playground
Wed, Sep 5th 2018 12:40 pm
A new playground project announced last month got a big boost Tuesday, when Jason Evchich - the man behind Mason's Mission - offered to help the Village of Lewiston and the Lewiston Community Lions Club bring the inclusive play space to life.
Village of Lewiston recovering from storm
Wed, Sep 5th 2018 12:35 pm
A thunderstorm invaded the Village of Lewiston late Monday afternoon, dropping trees, limbs and branches. A South Fifth Street transformer was injured, which temporarily left some residents without power. That portion of roadway was closed for the first half of Tuesday, as village Department of Public Works crews cleaned up the site and restored the power generator.
DeVantier passes national funeral board exam
Tue, Sep 4th 2018 04:00 pm
Lewiston resident Edward DeVantier recently passed the National Association of Funeral Directors board exam. The exam is a requirement in obtaining a funeral director license in New York state.
Lewiston Town Board reviews first solar panel application
Sat, Sep 1st 2018 07:00 am
Lewiston Town Board members tackled their first solar project proposal since recent approval of the town's new local law allowing for construction of such projects.

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