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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 www.MyVillageFitness.com.
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.
Island Ship Center holds Celebration of Gratitude
Sat, Sep 29th 2018 07:05 am
Fahim Mojawalla hosted visitors from Grand Island's Golden Age Center Wednesday in what he calls the Celebration of Inspiration.
Kearns expands S.A.L.U.T.E.S. program to include Gold Star families
Fri, Sep 28th 2018 03:30 pm
Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns announced the creation of "Honoring the Fallen," the newest initiative in the Erie County Clerk's S.A.L.U.T.E.S. (Showing Appreciation, Loyalty, and Unity Towards Erie County Servicemembers) program. This initiative is designed to give discounts from local businesses to the mothers, fathers and spouses of Erie County soldiers who have been killed in action.
First Niagara Foundation/KeyBank announce historic $2 million gift to Say Yes Buffalo endowment fund
Tue, Sep 18th 2018 04:00 pm
On Tuesday, First Niagara Foundation and KeyBank executives announced their continued support of Say Yes Buffalo with a $2 million gift to the organization's five-year, $100 million endowment campaign, which will ensure scholarship availability for eligible students forever. Including this donation, the First Niagara Foundation and KeyBank collectively have committed more than $4.1 million to the Say Yes Buffalo scholarship fund.
Ellicott Development breaks ground on Village of Lewiston plaza site
Sat, Sep 15th 2018 07:00 am
On Thursday afternoon, coworkers and local elected leaders joined Ellicott Development CEO William Paladino as he broke ground on property overlooking a new plaza project. His company, in 2012, purchased a 4.1-acre parcel of land at Center, North Eighth and Onondaga streets. Three buildings offering a mix of commercial and culinary tenants, as well as rental spaces, are expected to open in the next year.
Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare to participate in National Sight Week
Thu, Sep 6th 2018 04:25 pm
Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare recently announced its participation in the third annual National Sight Week (Oct. 14-20), sponsored by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Foundation.
Lockport: 11th annual CreateAthon delivers for 9 local nonprofits
Mon, Aug 27th 2018 04:30 pm
For more than 24 hours straight last week, the team at J. Fitzgerald Group in Lockport, along with a few volunteers, traded sleep for the cause of helping area nonprofits as part of the 11th annual CreateAthon.
ECHDC: Sinatra & Company named developer for South Aud Block
Mon, Aug 20th 2018 03:25 pm
The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. board of directors met Monday and designated a developer to undertake the South Aud Block redevelopment in Buffalo. Sinatra & Company Real Estate LLC will invest $21 million to build Heritage Point, two mixed-use buildings consisting of ground-floor retail and restaurants with Class "A" office space and residential units on the upper floors. The prime slip and sections of the historic Canal Street and Lloyd Street will also be completed by the developer. The South Aud Block redevelopment will open by May 2020.
VFW awards DiMino Tops
Sat, Aug 18th 2018 07:00 am
Veterans of Foreign Wars Downriver Post No. 7487 members Matt Zarosl and Vince Canosa (left two) on Thursday presented an award to DiMino Tops Lewiston owner Anthony DiMino and his son, John (right two).
Porter Empty Return celebrates 5 years in River Region
Sat, Aug 11th 2018 07:00 am
This summer, Ransomville's Porter Empty Return is celebrating five years of serving communities from Lewiston to Olcott, and all areas around and between.
Destination Niagara USA: Tourism spending in Niagara County reaches $708 million
Wed, Aug 1st 2018 01:15 pm
Earlier this week, New York state released the tourism economics research study for 2017, which provides analyses on the economic impact of tourism across the state. The study revealed the total traveler spend in Niagara County in 2017 reached $708,276,000, which is an increase of 8.8 percent over 2016.
DiMino Tops sponsors Lewiston Art Festival
Thu, Jul 26th 2018 04:15 pm
Anthony DiMino of DiMino Lewiston Tops, a longtime supporter of the Lewiston Council on the Arts, recently made a generous contribution toward the Lewiston Art Festival, which the LCA presents.
Welcome to Lewiston, Monica
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 10:40 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening with Monica Mehta and her husband, George, at the new retail location of Monica - Jewelry Design.
Chill 443 opens inside Wyndham Garden at Niagara Falls hotel
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 10:00 am
American Niagara Hospitality has announced the opening of Chill 443, an innovative restaurant concept distinguishing it as an ideal hangout in Niagara Falls, USA, for hotel guests, tourists and local patrons alike.
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. celebrates Canalside's 10th anniversary
Tue, Jul 3rd 2018 05:40 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. announced the 10th anniversary of Canalside, which historically, was the western terminus of the Erie Canal and today has become a rich site of development, revival and activity in Buffalo.
Island resident wins Northwest's $25,000 sweepstakes
Sat, Jun 30th 2018 06:55 am
Twelve-year Islander Albert Hujer was the lucky winner of Northwest Bank's $25,000 Home Makeover Sweepstakes. Results were revealed late last week.
Poloncarz proposes package of reforms for Erie County Water Authority
Fri, Jun 22nd 2018 08:05 pm
On Friday, Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz outlined a package of proposed reforms for the Erie County Water Authority, which was the subject of a recent report from the state Authorities Budget Office (ABO) that formally censured the Erie County Water Authority and outlined numerous problems, including a lack of transparency and accountability in governance and decision-making.
Howard Hanna donates to WNY Heroes
Sat, Jun 16th 2018 07:00 am
For the fifth year in a row, the Lewiston Howard Hanna branch (formerly RealtyUSA) has raised funds for WNY Heroes.
KeyBank donates $750,000 to Goodwill of Western New York to support new workforce development initiative
Thu, Jun 7th 2018 11:50 am
KeyBank is making a $750,000 donation to Goodwill of Western Ne w York to support a new program, the long-term employment support initiative. LTES aims to improve job retention by supporting Goodwill's clients for up to 36 months after their initial job placement.
Northwest Bank donates to Lewiston GardenFest
Thu, May 31st 2018 11:55 am
Lewiston Garden Club members thanked Gloria Baker and Northwest Bank staff for sponsoring the printing of brochures for GardenFest 2018. The brochures, detailing the daily events and open gardens, will be distributed to all GardenFest attendees during the two-day event June 16-17 on Center Street.
Village of Lewiston Zoning Board deems plaza variances void; Paladino says village equally to blame
Sat, May 26th 2018 07:00 am
Eight variances granted to Ellicott Development in July 2016 for its Lewiston plaza project were declared void on Tuesday. The village's Zoning Board of Appeals said the Buffalo real estate company failed to commence construction within the period of time listed in municipal code.
PHOTOS: AFL/CIO labor unions pay tribute to memory of members who gave lives to job
Sat, May 12th 2018 01:25 pm
AFL/CIO Niagara Orleans Central Labor Council held its 27th annual Workers Memorial Day observation on Saturday. The event took place at the Workers Memorial Monument in Reservoir Park, located just off Route 31 at the base of the New York Power Authority reservoir. Workers, their friends and families, attended the ceremony, which was emceed by Labor Liaison Bill Jakobi.
PHOTOS: Destination Niagara USA hosts 4th annual Day of Appreciation
Tue, May 8th 2018 04:35 pm
In honor of National Travel & Tourism Week, Destination Niagara USA honored more than 700 employees from the hospitality and tourism sector on Tuesday. A luncheon was held inside the Niagara Falls Conference Center on Old Falls Street. Prizes were awarded, and tourist entities were given booths to provide more information on their respective summer seasons.
Dunn Tire participating in 'Stars for Heroes' program
Fri, May 4th 2018 12:45 pm
Western New York's tire retailer and automotive services provider Dunn Tire is giving customers a chance to be a hero in support of the area's many military heroes by participating in the "Stars for Heroes" program.
Community leaders honored at Niagara University's 28th annual business banquet
Tue, May 1st 2018 10:30 am
Niagara University's College of Business Administration recognized five area business leaders during its 28th annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet, held Monday at the Conference Center Niagara Falls.
ECHDC board approves Outer Harbor projects
Mon, Apr 23rd 2018 03:20 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. on Monday announced plans to move forward on four projects on Buffalo's Outer Harbor. The area, via these projects, will see significant investment, starting this May, and going forward for the next few years.
Jacobs delivers $1 million to expand People Inc. health care delivery
Fri, Apr 20th 2018 09:45 pm
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs announced he has secured a major investment of $1 million in state funding to support People Inc.'s efforts to build a brand new Elmwood Health Center.
TNT: Chamber of Commerce announces 716 Realty Group is Member of Month
Fri, Apr 13th 2018 03:25 pm
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas named 716 Realty Group as its April Member of the Month.
National Comedy Center announces grand opening
Mon, Apr 2nd 2018 12:45 pm
The National Comedy Center, the first nonprofit cultural institution and national-scale visitor experience dedicated to the art of comedy, announces its opening: Aug. 1-5, coinciding with the organization's annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival in Jamestown. The new, 37,000-square-foot, $50 million facility tells the story of comedy from its origins through the present, with more than 50 immersive, interactive exhibits.
Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence receives 5-star government rating
Thu, Mar 29th 2018 10:40 am
For the second time, Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence, part of Ascension, has been recognized as one of the top care facilities in the state of New York after receiving its five-star quality rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
KeyBank, Melloni's Market Place leaving Youngstown
Sat, Mar 24th 2018 07:00 am
Past days and weeks have seen some significant economic news for the Village of Youngstown.
Destination Niagara USA supports Community Missions
Sat, Mar 17th 2018 07:00 am
On Thursday, Destination Niagara USA Director of Communications Andrea Czopp brought Community Missions of the Niagara Frontier three containers filled with hotel-quality bath items. The toiletries, including soaps, body washes and lotions, shampoos and conditioners, were collected by the destination marketing organization's traveling staffers.
Summer of '69 All-Star Band concert at Event Center to benefit HART
Sat, Mar 17th 2018 07:00 am
Western New York's renowned Summer of '69 All-Star Band will once again present an event to benefit the Home Assistance Referral Team. A charity concert is slated for 6-10 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at the Lewiston Event Center, 845 Cayuga St. The event has free admission. Guests can participate in basket and 50/50 raffles.
Frontier House: Court wants progress in next 30 days
Sat, Mar 10th 2018 09:30 am
Wednesday night in Town of Lewiston Justice Court, the Hon. Thomas Sheeran told principal Frontier House owners Richard and Judy Hastings he wants to see "something that we can point to that gets us closer to the goal line" of exterior renovations and/or a sale. The judge gave the Hastings family 30 days in which to act.
Lewiston Redemption offering customer bonus
Sat, Mar 3rd 2018 07:00 am
To celebrate his first year in business, Lewiston Redemption Bottle & Can Return owner Bill Schiavitti is offering his customers more of a return on their empties.
Chamber Awards Gala 2018: Lakeside Quarter Horses named Youngstown Business of the Year
Sat, Feb 24th 2018 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Lakeside Quarter Horses as the 2018 Youngstown Business of the Year. The Youngstown Business and Professional Association assists the chamber in providing a business honoree. Lakeside Quarter Horses offers lessons to children through adults and offers activities that benefit the community.
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.
Diane M. Perri Roberts named senior partner at Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria
Wed, Feb 14th 2018 02:15 pm
The law firm of Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria has announced Diane M. Perri Roberts has been named a senior partner with the firm.
Summit Mall project estimated to finish in late 2018
Fri, Feb 9th 2018 08:40 pm
For years now, other than a few surviving stores, the Summit Park Mall complex along Williams Road has been a ghost town. As 2018 progresses, the light is seeming to shine brighter for the complex.
 

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