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Village of Lewiston: Anne Welch elected mayor - by 4 votes
Tue, Jun 19th 2018 09:55 pm
Former Village of Lewiston Clerk/Treasurer Anne Welch was elected mayor on Tuesday, defeating Deputy Mayor Bruce Sutherland by four votes (359-355).
Lewiston: Expansion planned for Tops Xpress
Fri, Jun 15th 2018 07:15 pm
On Monday, architect James Fittante presented the Village of Lewiston Planning Commission with a proposal to expand the Tops Xpress mini-market on Cayuga and South Eighth streets. The five-member panel unanimously supported the idea, which now goes to the Village Board for approval.
Lewiston Council on the Arts announces 2018 schedule of events
Mon, Jun 11th 2018 07:00 am
Fresh from organizing the second annual "A Taste of Lewiston," the Lewiston Council on the Arts has released the rest of its culturally enriching - and entertaining - lineup for 2018.
Blue Aces Band enthralls Lewiston audience on Air Show weekend
Fri, Jun 8th 2018 08:30 pm
With beautiful, warm weather, a good-sized crowd and the perfect venue, The United States Air Force Blue Aces Band of the USAF Heritage Band couldn't have picked a better night to play at Hennepin Park in Lewiston than Thursday.
Expanded: Paladino says Village of Lewiston equally responsible for plaza delays
Sat, Jun 2nd 2018 08:00 am
As reported in last week's Sentinel, delays in construction of a new plaza on Center Street in Lewiston led the Zoning Board of Appeals to rule previously granted variances had expired. The ZBA's unanimous opinion is that construction should've begun on the project within one year of the granting of eight village code modifications - by late July 2017.
A work in progress for Alexa Foundation: Move to Buffalo has brought challenges for Great Contraption Race
Sat, May 26th 2018 07:00 am
Planning - albeit slowly - continues for this year's Great Contraption Race.
'Soldiers through the Ages' explores Old Fort Niagara's long military past
Fri, May 18th 2018 09:25 pm
Old Fort Niagara welcomes the public to its "Soldiers through the Ages" military history re-enactment event on Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27, over Memorial Day weekend. This annual event features special displays of military vehicles, period camps from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, weapons demonstrations, uniform programs and hands-on activities for families. In commemoration of the centennial of the Battle of Cantigny in World War I, a special program will also be presented in the Fort Niagara Officers' Club.
Niagara University graduates Mt. St. Mary's nurses
Wed, May 16th 2018 09:00 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital congratulated six of its registered nurses as graduates with Bachelor of Science degrees from the Niagara University School of Nursing on May 12. All graduated as part of an initiative between Catholic Health and Niagara University.
New York Power Authority commemorates Niagara Power Project's listing on National Register of Historic Places
Tue, May 8th 2018 03:30 pm
New York Power Authority representatives joined with local elected officials and members of local preservation groups at the Niagara Power Vista visitors center in Lewiston on Tuesday to commemorate the listing of NYPA's Niagara Power Project in the National Register of Historic Places.
Village of Lewiston: Weekly artisan market to debut June 2 in Academy Park
Sat, May 5th 2018 01:55 pm
Following-up on her successful holiday vendor fair, Lewiston entrepreneur Jamie Symmonds will debut a weekly artisan market on June 2 inside Academy Park. Each Saturday (through Oct. 13), a collection of a dozen-plus vendors will offer an assortment of locally grown or produced foods, plus handcrafted bath and body products.
Streaming freely in Niagara Falls: Complimentary wireless internet access goes live downtown
Fri, Apr 27th 2018 05:00 pm
Until recently, visitors to the American side of Niagara Falls had to utilize their own cellular data - sometimes while roaming - when determining where to eat, shop and enjoy themselves.
United Way of Greater Niagara celebrates caring community
Fri, Apr 27th 2018 04:40 pm
The United Way of Greater Niagara held its eighth annual meeting and awards breakfast on Friday morning inside the Four Points by Sheraton in Niagara Falls. The agency strives to make a difference in Niagara County by enhancing lives. To do so, it requires time, talent and resources. This event paid tribute to those who help the United Way achieve its mission.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital recognizes volunteers for contributing more than 40,000 hours of service
Mon, Apr 23rd 2018 12:35 pm
More than 160 volunteers from Mount St. Mary's Hospital and the Mount St. Mary's Child Care Center were honored at the annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon Friday at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
'Cross Border Blues' provides binational boost
Mon, Apr 16th 2018 12:25 pm
Participating organizations of "Cross Border Blues" recently came together in a collaborative effort at FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre in downtown St. Catharines to cross-promote events on both sides of the border. They are using the blues to build bridges across cultures, generations and geographies.
Upbeat news for Youngstown: Happenings, plans for 2018 discussed at annual YBPA meeting
Sat, Apr 14th 2018 07:00 am
Tuesday evening at the Mug and Musket was full of news of interest for northern Niagara, as the Youngstown Business and Professional Association held its annual membership meeting.
Lewiston Democrats to honor John Jacoby
Mon, Apr 9th 2018 12:10 pm
The Lewiston Democratic Committee is recognizing Town Board member John Jacoby as its Democrat of the Year. Jacoby took office Jan. 1. He is a retired battalion chief with the Niagara Falls Fire Department.
Artpark: Jeff Beck with special guest Ann Wilson of Heart to perform Aug. 7
Mon, Apr 2nd 2018 10:30 am
Jeff Beck with special guest Ann Wilson of Heart will perform on Aug. 7 as part of "Tuesdays in the Park" presented by M&T Bank at Artpark. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, April 6.
Chamber Gala 2018: Perreault named Town of Lewiston Citizen of Year
Sat, Mar 31st 2018 07:00 am
Town of Lewiston Supervisor Steve Broderick and the Town Board have selected David Perreault as the 2018 Town of Lewiston Citizen of the Year.
Lewiston Police: 6-year-old, fatal hit-and-run cold case cracked; VIDEO
Sun, Mar 25th 2018 03:40 pm
The Lewiston Police Department on Sunday announced an arrest related to the 2012 hit-and-run death of Loren Jacobs on the Tuscarora Indian Reservation in Lewiston.
Water level: Lake Ontario drops, but uncertainty continues
Sat, Mar 24th 2018 06:55 am
As spring begins to emerge, those with an interest in the area's waterways - be they lake or riverfront property owners, boaters, sportsmen or recreational users - are once again paying attention to those water levels.
Lewiston Garden Club installs officers
Tue, Mar 20th 2018 12:55 pm
The Lewiston Garden Club held its installation luncheon Monday at Apple Granny Restaurant. District 8 Director Debbie Braun installed the officers, including: President Marianne Gittermann, 1st Vice President Janet Miller, 2nd Vice President Darinda Hoffman, 3rd Vice President Barbara Stafford, Recording Secretary Sharon Low, Corresponding Secretary Judy Talarico and Treasurer Barbara Carter.
Chamber Gala 2018: Alexander and Colleen Swavy named Village of Lewiston Citizens of the Year
Sat, Mar 17th 2018 07:00 am
Alexander and Colleen Swavy have been chosen by Mayor Terry Collesano and Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees as the 2018 Citizens of the Year.
Niagara County provides funds for portable radios in Porter
Tue, Mar 13th 2018 07:00 am
First District Niagara County Legislator Clyde Burmaster (center) visited with the Town of Porter Town Board, recently, and presented a check from the county in the amount of $1,800 to Supervisor Duffy Johnston (right) and Highway Superintendent Scott Hillman.
Village of Lewiston: Bruce Sutherland running for mayor
Sat, Mar 10th 2018 09:30 am
The time is now for Bruce Sutherland. Having served two consecutive terms as deputy mayor, the former Air Force pilot and Historical Association of Lewiston board president began his campaign for the village's top elected office earlier this week.
Lewiston Harvest Festival will be 'hopping' this year
Tue, Mar 6th 2018 05:05 pm
The Lewiston Harvest Festival, which expanded onto Center Street for the first time in 2017, is growing again in 2018.
Chamber Awards Gala 2018: Ed's Garage is Ransomville Business of the Year
Sat, Mar 3rd 2018 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Ed's Garage as the recipient of the Ransomville Business of the Year Award.
Mount St. Mary's raises funds at reverse draw
Thu, Mar 1st 2018 01:15 pm
The annual reverse draw of Mount St. Mary's Hospital was held Feb. 28 at the Como Restaurant. Nearly 280 people attended the gathering, brought together by the Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation, St. Francis Guild Auxiliary and the board of associates.
Village of Lewiston sets dates for summer festivals, events
Wed, Feb 21st 2018 09:55 am
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted to approve dates and times for summer and late fall festivals and entertainment series.
Artpark: Vanessa Williams in concert with BPO on July 19
Mon, Feb 12th 2018 12:10 pm
Television, film and Broadway star Vanessa Williams and her band will join the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra in a special concert event at the Artpark Mainstage Theater at 8 pm. Thursday, July 19. Under the baton of Stefan Sanders, Williams will perform songs that span her impressive career, including "Dreamin," "Save the Best for Last" and "Love Is."
Lewiston-Porter alums bring new art, new ideas to new atrium
Sat, Feb 3rd 2018 07:00 am
"With the renovation, the capital improvement project that happened with the school, the art rooms, the whole fine arts wing got significant renovations, and this beautiful atrium was added on," said art teacher Brett Coppins, Class of 1992. "Once that happened, it got us to thinking about how can we bring it to the next level. We really wanted to rename this section of the school the 'Center for the Arts.' "
Improved safety at Old Fort Niagara
Sat, Jan 27th 2018 07:00 am
Representatives from the Old Fort Niagara Association, Youngstown Volunteer Fire Department, New York State Assembly, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, and the Niagara County Legislature dedicated a new fire trailer at Old Fort Niagara on Thursday. Officials gathered in the parking lot near the fort's Visitor Center to announce the completion of the project, which has been underway for several years.
Rose Chiropractic readies for 28th annual 'Doctors with a Heart Day'
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 02:10 pm
From 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 10, Dr. Glenda R. Rose and Dr. Thomas G. Barba of Rose Chiropractic P.C. in Lewiston will sponsoring the 28th annual "Doctors with a Heart Day" for their patients. Nonperishable food items will be collected to benefit the Niagara Community Action Program (NiaCAP) food pantry in exchange for chiropractic services.
Helping seniors in Youngstown
Sat, Jan 20th 2018 07:00 am
Town of Porter Supervisor Duffy Johnston recently presented a $15,000 check to Village of Youngstown Mayor Raleigh Reynolds to assist with upkeep of the senior van. The Village of Youngstown and Town of Porter share the van, which takes area seniors to doctor and hospital appointments.
Niagara University theater professor choreographing world premier of Eddie Money musical
Tue, Jan 16th 2018 03:10 pm
The world premiere of a new musical created by and starring legendary rocker Eddie Money is being choreographed by Niagara University associate professor Terri Filips Vaughan.
Hibbard's Custard looks to expand
Sat, Jan 13th 2018 09:00 am
Hibbard's Original Frozen Custard has served cones and cups and bowls of sweet treats to generations of Lewiston residents. This summer, the Hibbard family is hoping to dish up and distribute custard from larger serving windows.
FRONTIER HOUSE SALE IN JEOPARDY
Sat, Jan 6th 2018 08:00 am
An agreement to purchase the Frontier House appears to have fallen through, and the Village of Lewiston's most famous property is, once again, up for sale.
Porter reorganizes
Sat, Jan 6th 2018 07:00 am
With a new supervisor (John "Duffy" Johnston) and two new council members (Irene Myers and Tim Adamson) sworn-in, the Town of Porter held its reorganizational meeting for 2018. Tuesday's session saw a number of authorizations, appointments and approvals, including the following:
2017: The year in review (Sentinel)
Sat, Dec 30th 2017 07:00 am
Here is a look back at some of the top issues from 2017.
Hall recognized for service in Ukraine
Sat, Dec 23rd 2017 07:00 am
New York Army National Guard 1st Lt. Brandon Hall of Lewiston was one of three soldiers who received an award for aiding a distressed Ukrainian civilian in the city of Lviv earlier this month.
Lewiston Lions attend Leadership Institute
Sat, Dec 16th 2017 07:00 am
Lions Club International recently held its annual three-day Leadership Institute in Binghamton. The purpose of the Lions Leadership Institute is to provide Lions with the opportunity to enhance skills in preparation for leadership responsibilities at the club, zone, region and district level - as well as interact with fellow Lions from clubs across all of New York.
 

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