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DOT nixes Center Street digital sign idea
Mon, May 16th 2022 10:00 pm
There will be no digital sign at Academy Park.
A look at the 2022-23 Grand Island Central School District budget
Sat, May 14th 2022 07:00 am
The vote on the Grand Island Central School District's proposed 2022-23 budget, as well as an election of two trustees from four candidates, is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday, May 17.
'The Best of Doug Smith': Son compiles treasure trove of dad's writings
Sat, May 14th 2022 07:00 am
The writings of journalist and longtime Grand Island resident the late Doug Smith are presented in a newly published book edited by his son, Joseph W. Smith III. Compiling "The Best of Doug Smith" was a labor of love for his son, whose appreciation for his dad's life's 68-year journalism career grew as the collection, itself, grew.
Matching the power of Niagara: Hydroplanes take to the water for first run of season
Sat, May 14th 2022 07:00 am
Ladies and gentlemen, please start your engines, as the 2022 season for hydroplanes kicks off at Gratwick Riverside Park in Tonawanda.
Artpark looks to prove different is better in 2022
Fri, May 13th 2022 11:00 am
By now, you probably know Artpark's summer season will look a little different than 15, 10 and even five years ago. Heck, more than 50% of a promotional two-sided event flyer focuses on events other than concerts. What you might not know is why.
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NEEDTOBREATHE takes fans 'Into the Mystery' with new tour
Fri, May 13th 2022 10:00 am
For South Carolina's NEEDTOBREATHE, silence was a chance to create something special. Speaking before a concert Tuesday in Ames, Iowa, keyboardist and vocalist Josh Lovelace recalled a particular period of production - what would eventually be chronicled in an album and documentary titled "Into the Mystery."
Greater Niagara Ballet Company readying spring ballet show
Fri, May 13th 2022 10:00 am
Having successfully helmed their first production of "The Nutcracker" last winter, Greater Niagara Ballet Company artistic directors Mary Schnepf and Molly Vine are back with a new show sure to please families and children of all ages.
Modest Mouse to bring unique, exciting, unpredictable show to Artpark
Fri, May 13th 2022 09:55 am
Modest Mouse will bring their unique indie rock sound to Artpark's Amphitheater on Friday, May 27. Formed in the small town of Issaquah, Washington, in 1992, Modest Mouse spent their first decade together releasing critically acclaimed records before achieving mainstream success with the 2004 release "Good News for People Who Love Bad News" and the single "Float On."
Lewiston sets public hearing on solar project at Sanborn Historical Society
Fri, May 13th 2022 08:05 am
The Town of Lewiston had a relatively low-key work session Monday evening with a handful of smaller news items of note.
Former NFP intern Courtney Corbetta finds her voice
Fri, May 6th 2022 11:40 am
If there is one lesson Lewiston native Courtney Corbetta has learned in her professional career, it's to amplify your voice for yourself and your community.
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PHOTOS: High school seniors honor teachers and coaches in Celebration of Inspiration
Fri, May 6th 2022 11:00 am
In 2013, Emily Reynolds, then a fifth grader at Huth Road Elementary School, was named Relay For Life's honorary caregiver for the love and attention that she showed her 8-year-old sister, Caralyn, who was going through cancer treatments.
Village of Lewiston seeks input on digital sign proposal
Fri, May 6th 2022 11:00 am
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston will hold a public information session at 6 p.m. Monday, May 16, to discuss the viability of adding a digital information sign at the corner of Center Street and Portage Road. This Academy Park marker would replace the recently retired black and white letterboard sign.
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.
Flip Burger opens new location next to Hibbard's Original Frozen Custard in Lewiston
Fri, May 6th 2022 10:30 am
Ryan, Erin and Daniel Vecchies opened their first Flip Burger eatery in June 2015 in an ideal location - right across the street from Prospect Park, heading into Niagara Falls State Park. They just opened a new Flip Burger - and once again found a choice spot: right next to Hibbard's Original Frozen Custard on Portage Road.
Lewiston's The Silo raising the roof on new season
Sun, May 1st 2022 12:00 pm
The Silo Restaurant in Lewiston opened for the 2022 season on Sunday.
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.
Grand Island wins county award for its trail system
Sat, Apr 30th 2022 07:00 am
Grand Island's system of trails, which includes hiking, bicycle and waterways (blueway trails), was honored April 22 with an environmental excellence award presented by the Erie County Environmental Management Council.
15 seconds to social media addiction? How TikTok is affecting college students
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 06:45 pm
TikTok started as a brief swipe on your phone to find endless videos, getting you captivated by 15-second-long clips of funny, charming, quick content. As the app progresses, people are getting more and more preoccupied with scrolling. It is a quick way to look at certain trends and basically what other people are up to.
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Fri, Apr 29th 2022 12:25 pm
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High water levels remain a concern on Lake Ontario
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 11:00 am
High water levels on Lake Ontario are again making news.
Milling, paving to begin on Center Street
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 11:00 am
The Village of Lewiston announced the next phase of rebuilding Center Street will commence Monday, May 2. Milling is scheduled to take place for a week, followed by a week of paving.
Explaining Niagara County's gas sales tax cap
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 11:00 am
As I am writing this column, the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Western New York, according to AAA, is $4.24 a gallon. One year ago, that same gallon of gas cost $2.86. Clearly, the rise in gas prices, and the overall inflation of prices on everything, is hitting the wallets of families across Niagara County.
Claudia Marasco to challenge Anne Welch for mayor in Lewiston
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 09:05 am
Four years after campaigning alongside Anne Welch, Claudia Marasco will challenge the incumbent for the office of mayor at the June 21 election.
Village Inn is tops in 'Best Fish Fry' contest
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 09:00 am
Great teamwork and a time-tested recipe are the key ingredients to the success of the Village Inn's popular fish fry, says owner Mike Carr.
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.
Residents to celebrate Earth Day with 'Clean UP' Grand Island
Sat, Apr 23rd 2022 07:00 am
Community members are welcome to participate in the town's second annual Islandwide "Clean UP," scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon on April 23. Highway Superintendent Richard Crawford said individuals, families and other groups are welcome to participate in Grand Island's celebration of Earth Day. The event is being organized by a partnership, which includes the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce, the Rotary Club, and the Niagara River Greenway Commission.
Rotary Club of Grand Island, Trinity UMC team to assist Afghan family
Sat, Apr 23rd 2022 07:00 am
Members of the Rotary Club of Grand Island and Trinity United Methodist Church extend a heartfelt, sincere thank you to all Islanders and friends who donated items to the recent "Home Again" program for a refugee family of nine from Afghanistan who recently moved into a fully furnished Buffalo apartment.
Arbor Day events scheduled for April 30
Sat, Apr 23rd 2022 07:00 am
Grand Island's Arbor Day celebration will be held on April 30 at the Community Center at the Nike Base, 3278 Whitehaven Road.
Grand Island Town Board sets May public hearings
Sat, Apr 23rd 2022 07:00 am
The Grand Island Town Board set a number of public hearings for upcoming meetings at its April 18 Grand Island Town Board meeting. These include public hearings on preliminary plat approvals for five sections of the Southpointe development, which is bordered by Staley Road to the north, Love Road to the south, Baseline Road to the west and the I-190/South State Parkway to the east on Grand Island.
How Niagara University helps students prepare for graduation
Fri, Apr 22nd 2022 12:35 pm
Niagara University is a liberal arts school, which was founded in 1856. The college was created by the Vincentian community, and carries out the Christian values of service and helping others. Niagara University has given impeccable education to students for over 100 years and continues to do so today.
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New Enchanted Florist owners planting fresh roots in community
Fri, Apr 22nd 2022 11:45 am
Lewiston's well-established floral and gift shop Enchanted Florist, at 739 Center St., is taking on a new life, with new owners Gabrielle and Hassan Ford already making strides to grow the business and their family legacy.
Counting Down to Lewiston's bicentennial: History on display in Lewiston
Fri, Apr 22nd 2022 11:40 am
In Lewiston, many homes have a value far beyond their material worth. Some people walk by them, oblivious to the history, but many others are aware of the great history that has been made and once lived within the houses.
Town of Niagara on Amazon proposal: 'We have to make the best decisions for the town as a whole'
Fri, Apr 22nd 2022 11:15 am
Town of Niagara residents living near the site of a proposed Amazon warehouse spoke up Tuesday as officials continue planning for next month's site plan review.
The Queen City never sleeps: Buffalo's underrated FGC scene
Wed, Apr 20th 2022 09:30 pm
Buffalo, New York - the "Queen City" of New York state. When people think Buffalo, their mind usually jumps to chicken wings and football fans jumping into folding tables. One thing that usually doesn't come to mind is the world of esports.
A peek at meditation
Wed, Apr 20th 2022 09:15 pm
To meditate is "to engage in mental exercise (such as concentration on one's breathing or repetition of a mantra) for the purpose of reaching a heightened level of spiritual awareness," as defined by Merriam Webster. Meditation is practiced in several religious traditions, and it can help significantly with stress, anxiety and depression, and it can enhance peace, perception and overall well-being.
Niagara University's ESPN program soaring high under Kyle Barker's guidance
Wed, Apr 20th 2022 09:05 pm
The beauty of being the person in charge of a new department is the freedom to shape it in your image, and watch it grow into a product of your own creation. However, this can also be the scariest way of looking at it.
The revival of vintage: Everything you need to know to be thrift-savvy
Wed, Apr 20th 2022 03:25 pm
"Vintage" is a term used (in fashion) to describe old clothing made between 20 and 100 years ago.
 

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