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Modern Disposal Services supports Niagara County Sheriff's Office with underwater metal detector
Fri, Aug 5th 2022 11:10 am
Modern Disposal Services recently teamed up Lt. James Lucas, Sheriff Michael Filicetti and the Niagara County underwater recovery team to support a new underwater metal detector unit for their division. The new device has advanced technology to make it easier for the underwater team to locate a variety of articles when needed in certain situations and difficult conditions.
DEC: Nearly $1 million in first round of community forest conservation grants; one for Lewiston
Mon, Aug 1st 2022 11:00 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos recently announced more than $956,000 in awards to four towns in Western and Central New York and Long Island to establish community forests.
Lewiston Town Board session upbeat
Fri, Jul 29th 2022 11:00 am
Lewiston Town Board members had a relatively light session Monday. The meeting was marked by recognition of the bicentennial committee for a job well done at the recent commemoration, as well as a positive town audit received for 2021-22.
No comments at Frontier House IDA public hearing, but more details revealed
Tue, Jul 26th 2022 03:15 pm
No members of the public were in attendance Tuesday when a hearing was held regarding a request made by the Frontier House owners for a payment in lieu of taxes from the Niagara County Industrial Development Agency. NCIDA Assistant Director Andrea Klyczek closed the meeting just two minutes after making her introductory remarks.
Russ Piper, Anthony DiMino, bicentennial committee thanked for Lewiston celebration
Tue, Jul 19th 2022 12:55 pm
Lewiston's bicentennial weekend drew rave reviews from residents for its combination of special events - including a parade, a performance by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, and an extended display of fireworks on the Fourth of July - as well as a series of articles on historical sites that ran in this publication in the months leading up to the special occasion.
Village of Lewiston cuts ribbon on new playground
Thu, Jul 14th 2022 08:30 pm
The Village of Lewiston celebrated its new inclusive playground Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Marilyn Toohey Park behind the Red Brick Municipal Building. Since the site opened earlier this summer, it has been a popular location for families with small children. The splash pad has been particularly busy.
PHOTOS: Lewiston bicentennial parade
Sat, Jul 2nd 2022 04:40 pm
Lewiston's bicentennial celebration continued Saturday with a parade down Center Street. Participants included marching bands, dance studios, first responders, local businesses and elected leaders.
Inclusive playground opens in Lewiston
Fri, Jun 24th 2022 10:25 am
The inclusive playground at Marilyn Toohey Park is now open - splash pad included - and families and children have taken a liking to the new recreational area.
GardenFest in full bloom
Mon, Jun 20th 2022 09:40 am
The Lewiston Garden Club celebrated its annual GardenFest this past weekend with beautiful weather, large crowds, and the finest in greenery. This year's theme was "Helping Lewiston bloom for 95 years," and the event featured speakers, open gardens, vendors and special displays along Center Street.
Lewiston Council on the Arts announces 2022 schedule, with events to celebrate bicentennial
Wed, Jun 15th 2022 07:00 am
The Lewiston Council on the Arts has announced its slate of events, activities and special programming for 2022.
Counting down to Lewiston's bicentennial: Meet Lewiston's brave, bizarre sheriff
Fri, Jun 10th 2022 09:05 am
First thing this week, let me say I have received many comments about this series of articles and all have been very positive. We at the Historical Association and the bicentennial committee are happy to hear how many people enjoy learning about the most mature buildings in our township.
Ransomville: Fillmore Chapel celebrates 200; Flag Day Parade returns
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 11:00 am
The month of June opens with some interesting happenings to check out in Ransomville.
Village of Lewiston Board votes to add fence to playground, resurface basketball court
Fri, May 27th 2022 11:00 am
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston on Monday voted to fence-in the new inclusive playground and resurface the outdoor basketball courts at Marilyn Toohey Park. They approved these improvements contingent on receipt of funds from the sale of the "Big Yellow House" at 475 Ridge St.
Ortt honors Bruce Sutherland with hall of fame nomination
Fri, May 20th 2022 07:00 am
Earlier this week, New York State Senate Minority Leader Rob Ortt was able to recognize and honor his nominee for the 2022 New York State Senate Veterans' Hall of Fame, Col. Bruce R. Sutherland. The family of Sutherland, who was honored posthumously, received the award from Ortt's office at the first Col. Bruce R. Sutherland Memorial Golf Tournament held at Niagara Frontier Golf Club - a local favorite of Sutherland's.
Gil Rose to helm 'Opera in Concert at Artpark: Up Close and Personal' with BPO
Fri, May 13th 2022 12:35 pm
Artpark & Company announced "Opera in Concert at Artpark: Up Close and Personal" in the Mainstage Theater at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 30. The performance will feature the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Gil Rose along with vocalists Danielle Talamantes (soprano), Janna Baty (mezzo soprano), Dominick Chenes (tenor) and Michael Chioldi (baritone).
HART hosts 'Circle of HART's' drive-thru brunch
Tue, May 10th 2022 11:15 am
The Home Assistance Referral Team, founded by the late Rev. Dr. Paul L. Moore of the First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston in 1982, is celebrating 40 years of service this year. In celebration, HART is planning a drive-thru pick-up brunch Saturday, May 21, at 505 Cayuga St., Lewiston.
Counting down to Lewiston's bicentennial: History of creativity at Center Street hangout
Fri, May 6th 2022 10:30 am
These articles have given the authors a renewed focus on early life in the Town and Village of Lewiston and, today, we learn of our first non-military medical resources in the entire area. Lewiston is very unique in the scope and importance of its personal history. We hope you are all enjoying the information and appreciating how special this area in which you live is.
Best chicken in 200 years
Sat, Apr 30th 2022 05:10 pm
Volunteers with the Historical Association of Lewiston hosted a drive-thru Chiavetta's chicken barbecue fundraiser on Saturday at the Town of Lewiston Town Hall parking lot. They were joined by elected and local business leaders. Dinners were just about sold-out when these photos were taken.
WellNow: Lewiston expected to get urgent care center in 2023
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 08:30 am
WellNow Urgent Care has completed its purchase of 860 Center St. Once built and operational, the now-vacant parcel - situated in between APlus/Sunoco and Lewiston Family Dental - will provide another quick-care treatment option for residents.
Niagara Post Theater: A future 'entertainment toolbox'
Wed, Apr 20th 2022 03:10 pm
For five decades, the Niagara Post Theater in Old Fort Niagara State Park sat unused, until a group of local theater enthusiasts led by Dave Graf saw something in it and decided to take action.
Village of Lewiston looking to add digital sign at Academy Park corner
Fri, Apr 15th 2022 11:00 am
The iconic white letterboard sign at the Center Street and Portage Road corner of Academy Park met its demise a few weeks ago. A windstorm rendered what was left of the marker unusable.
Sure sign of spring: Hibbard's Original Frozen Custard opens in Lewiston
Mon, Apr 4th 2022 11:55 am
Hibbard's is open! Lewiston's world-famous, Barenaked Ladies-endorsed sweet shop served its first custard of the season at one minute to 11 on Monday morning. Joe Woodbury of the Tuscarora Reservation was first in line.
Village of Lewiston Board looking to avoid tax increase
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 11:25 am
The Village of Lewiston intends to pass along its accrued savings to residents.
Counting down to Lewiston's bicentennial: Backstory behind Barton Hill
Fri, Mar 25th 2022 11:00 am
Today, we turn our attention to one of our most remarkable properties, owned currently by past HAL President Diane Finkbeiner and her husband, Ed. They continue supporting our efforts even from afar. Thank you, Diane and Ed.
The Trews to headline Youngstown's Village Music Fest
Tue, Mar 15th 2022 10:10 am
Barry Entertainment will present the third annual Village Music Fest from noon until 10 p.m. Aug. 6 at Veterans Park in Youngstown. Canadian Rock band The Trews will headline a show that features 10 local and regional bands, including Melissa Barry & Element, Grub, No Vacancy, Scott Celani, and Tonemah. The all-day event will also feature more than 30 vendors and artisans for shopping, a beer and wine tent, games, food trucks and a petting zoo.
Village of Lewiston: Center Street remodel begins
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 11:00 am
Work is now underway on a long-awaited Center Street enhancement project.
Lewiston marks two years since shutdown with return of 'Sip. Shop. Eat!'
Fri, Mar 4th 2022 09:45 am
Participants "Sip" and "Shop" from 1-5 p.m., and "Eat," well, whenever they're hungry! They collect a punch card at designated gold star balloon businesses; stop into any of the participating sites along Center Street, which will be marked with star balloons (red - "Sip" and "Shop"; blue - "Sip" and "Eat"); take a look around to see what's inside, and get the punch card punched. No purchase is necessary - but purchases are always appreciated.
Village of Lewiston makes decision on Sutherland tribute
Fri, Feb 25th 2022 11:00 am
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston have decided the best way to honor their former colleague is to memorialize him in front of his favorite spot.
Artpark headliner Elvis Costello & The Imposters celebrate release of new album, 'The Boy Named If,' with summer tour
Tue, Feb 15th 2022 01:15 pm
Elvis Costello & The Imposters are celebrating the release of their widely acclaimed new album, "The Boy Named If," with a summer tour titled "The Boy Named If & Other Favourites."
Residents request Lewiston board rename roadway 'Sutherland Street'
Fri, Feb 11th 2022 10:55 am
Lewiston lost one of its strongest champions when Bruce Sutherland passed Dec. 27. Three days after the former deputy mayor's death, Tom Deal of Deal Realty suggested a portion of South Sixth be renamed "Sutherland Street." Bruce would often hold court from his house, and he and his wife, Jackie, were popular among neighbors.
Town of Lewiston to distribute COVID-19 at-home testing kits
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 12:15 pm
The Town of Lewiston will hold a distribution of COVID-19 at-home testing kits on Saturday, Feb. 12, in the Town Hall parking lot, 1375 Ridge Road.
Counting down to Lewiston's bicentennial: Sage Tavern could be Lewiston's oldest home
Fri, Jan 28th 2022 11:00 am
Many Lewiston residents enjoy stopping by the Hill-vue Restaurant on Ridge Road just east of Model City Road for a tasty meal. Next time you go, take notice of the building immediately east of the parking lot, because that is the topic of today's article.
HART celebrating 40 years of service in 2022
Fri, Jan 21st 2022 07:00 am
The Home Assistance Referral Team - HART Inc. - was founded by the late Rev. Paul L. Moore of the First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston in 1982. It is celebrating 40 years of service this year.
Boar's Head leaving Tops, but may return for holiday season
Fri, Jan 14th 2022 11:00 am
The level of excitement in DiMino Tops Lewiston owner Anthony DiMino's voice last spring when announcing the arrival of Boar's Head products was matched this week by a level of disappointment in revealing the deli line is going away.
Kenmore Mercy, Mount St. Mary's hospitals receive Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence designation
Fri, Jan 7th 2022 10:05 am
Kenmore Mercy Hospital and Mount St. Mary's Hospital were recently awarded the Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence designation by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. The Catholic Health hospitals are two of 145 programs worldwide to receive this prestigious recognition, which is considered the industry's gold standard in antimicrobial stewardship.
Counting down to Lewiston's bicentennial: 'The Little Yellow House'
Fri, Dec 24th 2021 07:05 am
In case you have not yet heard, the four days from July 1-4, 2022, we will host one of Lewiston's grandest parties in many years, our bicentennial celebration. Mark your calendar now - do not miss it!
Youngstown Lions announce holiday Outdoor Lighting Contest winners
Fri, Dec 24th 2021 07:00 am
Youngstown Lions Club President Terry Cummings announced the winners of its 2021 holiday Outdoor Lighting Contest of residences in the Village of Youngstown and Town of Porter. Winners included:
YBPA spreads holiday cheer in Youngstown
Fri, Dec 17th 2021 11:00 am
The Youngstown Business and Professional Association announced has finalized its grant project, funded through the YBPA's participation in the annual Niagara County William G. Mayne Business Community Enhancement Program.
Lakeside improvements moving in Porter
Fri, Dec 10th 2021 11:00 am
Waterfront improvements are underway and continue in the Town of Porter.
'Christmas in the Village' returns to Youngstown with Live theater, marketplace, Santa
Fri, Dec 3rd 2021 11:00 am
Youngstown's "Christmas in the Village" celebrations return Saturday, Dec. 11, with a host of family-oriented activities - from carriage rides to visits to Santa, gift-buying options galore to live theater. The Village of Youngstown and its business community present the holiday event.
 

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