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Back to its roots: Lewiston Garden Club celebrates with GardenFest
Sat, Jun 10th 2017 10:00 am
Vendors of everything - for gardening, master gardeners providing expert advice, and butterflies - will make Center Street bloom the weekend of June 17-18 as the Lewiston Garden Club presents its 12th annual GardenFest.
Artpark 2017: Exec. Director Sonia Clark 'feeling really good' about 2017 season, overall state of affairs
Sat, Jun 10th 2017 10:00 am
As she enters her second full season as Artpark & Company's executive director, Sonia Clark is "so encouraged" about the state of the organization, its fiscal status, and the slate of activities to be put forth this summer for the community and guests from all over the world.
Grand Island Relay For Life to set sail
Fri, Jun 9th 2017 03:30 pm
The 2017 Grand Island Relay For Life will set sail for the adventure of a lifetime beginning at 4 p.m. The fundraiser for the American Cancer Society this year has a pirate theme of "X Marks the Cure." The goal is to raise $130,000 to go toward finding a cure for cancer.
Grand Island Town Board: No green light for green project as board tables special use permit for solar array
Fri, Jun 9th 2017 03:30 pm
After a member of the town's Conservation Advisory Board pointed out the environmental downside of a proposed green energy project, the Grand Island Town Board tabled approval of an applicant's special use permit request.
Lumberjack's offers dockside views
Fri, Jun 9th 2017 03:05 pm
Lumberjack's Patio Grill is finding its niche along the Niagara River and drawing customers who love the food and the view.
It's soccer, soccer, and more soccer at Fort Niagara
Wed, Jun 7th 2017 07:00 am
This weekend, the Niagara Pioneer Soccer League will hold its annual Niagara Pioneer Soccer League International Tournament. Now in its 33rd year, the tournament will offer soccer, soccer and more soccer July 8 and 9 on the fields at Fort Niagara State Park in Youngstown.
Village of Lewiston waterfront not improving, but jet boats operating as licensed
Sat, Jun 3rd 2017 07:00 am
With Lake Ontario water levels still adversely impacting the Village of Lewiston waterfront, the Board of Trustees invited BMC Adam A. Pedzich to Wednesday's special, fiscal year-end meeting. Pedzich is officer in charge at the U.S. Coast Guard Station Niagara.
Niagara County: Community invited to 'Come Fly a Kite for Homeless Veterans'
Fri, Jun 2nd 2017 03:40 pm
Colorful kites will soar along the Niagara River during the fifth annual "Come Fly a Kite for Homeless Veterans" event, which is set to take place from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 3, at Gratwick Riverside Park.
Relay For Life of Greater Niagara celebrating 20 years
Fri, Jun 2nd 2017 03:35 pm
The 2017 edition of the Relay For Life of Greater Niagara takes place today, starting at noon and continuing to midnight at Reservoir State Park bordering the towns of Niagara and Lewiston.
Grand Island Board of Education: Federal budget blasted
Fri, Jun 2nd 2017 03:05 pm
The federal budget received a failing grade from the Grand Island superintendent of schools at the May 15 Board of Education meeting.
Niagara set to 'Neaten Up': Townwide annual cleanup is June 3
Fri, Jun 2nd 2017 02:00 pm
You've got to admit it's a neat idea. The Town of Niagara is getting ready for its second annual "Neaten Up Niagara," a spring-cleaning event on a townwide scale.
The Book Corner celebrates 90th anniversary
Tue, May 30th 2017 10:30 am
The Book Corner, one of Niagara Falls' oldest and most beloved businesses, reaches a brilliant milestone in 2017.
PHOTOS, VIDEO: Memorial Day in Lewiston
Mon, May 29th 2017 03:45 pm
A record number of people - more than 500 in total - came out to observe and participate in the Lewiston Memorial Day ceremony on Monday. The annual event is organized by Veterans of Foreign Wars, Downriver Post No. 7487.
Lewiston Town Board: A light session ... until the end
Sat, May 27th 2017 07:00 am
With a holiday weekend approaching, Monday's Lewiston Town Board session was rather light on the agenda. But it became interesting in the closing residents forum.
Grand Island Town Board: Community center discussion to continue at next meeting
Sat, May 27th 2017 07:00 am
Councilwoman Beverly Kinney said from the very beginning she wanted the Grand Island Town Board to conduct a feasibility study on a proposal to build a new community center on the Island. She may get her wish at the next meeting of the Town Board.
Above and Beyond: GIFC celebrates 79 years of service
Sat, May 27th 2017 07:00 am
Grand Island Fire Co. President Mike Dallessandro welcomed local government officials, family members and special guests to fire headquarters on Saturday, May 20, to commemorate 79 years of first-rate community protection by the Grand Island Fire Co. He stressed that such dedicated volunteerism is much more than a passing fancy, but rather a lifetime commitment that cannot prevail without unconditional family support.
Rain may move Memorial Day ceremony on Grand Island
Sat, May 27th 2017 06:00 am
Joseph A. Menter, recreation supervisor for the Town of Grand Island, reports that the weather forecast for Memorial Day may prompt the town to move the annual ceremony in DeGlopper Park to a new location.
Town of Niagara: Residents' feedback sought for 2018 comprehensive plan
Fri, May 26th 2017 04:30 pm
A community forum was held Monday night at the Town of Niagara's Calvin K. Richards/Youth Activity Center to gather resident feedback for developing the town's new comprehensive plan.
Local ceremonies and events scheduled for Memorial Day
Fri, May 26th 2017 04:30 pm
This Memorial Day weekend, community members will come together across the U.S. to honor those who gave their lives for their country. Listed below are local events scheduled for the Town of Niagara, the Town of Wheatfield and the City of North Tonawanda.
Salute: HART celebrates 35 years
Thu, May 25th 2017 05:50 pm
At an awards ceremony on Wednesday, HART Interfaith Inc. (also known as the Home Assistance Referral Team) marked 35 years of helping seniors. "Salute!" was the theme of the dinner program, which was held inside the new Niagara Falls Country Club banquet room in Lewiston.
#SoakItIn: Niagara Falls announces summer fun & entertainment for 2017
Thu, May 25th 2017 12:05 pm
Representatives from the leading tourism and entertainment venues in downtown Niagara Falls came together Thursday to outline all that residents and visitors can see, experience and enjoy this summer. Destination Niagara USA, Old Falls Street, USA, Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, and Niagara Falls State Park held a special joint media conference to announce the extensive list of entertainment and activities taking place this summer.
TV: 5 new shows worth watching this fall
Wed, May 24th 2017 10:45 am
The broadcast television networks sought to get off on the right foot last week when presenting slates of new and returning series for the fall season. Each promised new and exciting programs worthy of our attention, if not our book, exercise and nap times.
Ag. and Markets orders Wheatfield to allow use of biosolids on town land
Tue, May 23rd 2017 05:40 pm
Commissioner of Agriculture and Markets of the State of New York Richard A. Ball has ordered the Town of Wheatfield to allow Milleville Brothers Farms to apply Quasar Energy Group's Equate (a form of biosolids) to its farmland.
High school baseball: Evans leads Lancers to upset win over Starpoint
Tue, May 23rd 2017 09:25 am
On Monday, Lew-Port showed it belongs with Western New York's best. The No. 5 Lancers upset the No. 1 seed Starpoint Spartans, 3-2, in front of a large crowd at Starpoint High School.
A Taste of Lewiston on display at festival
Sat, May 20th 2017 09:00 am
The Lewiston Council on the Arts and Corey McGowan Productions have teamed up to bring back A Taste of Lewiston. The grand return of the popular festival - after a 10-year hiatus - will take place from noon until 8 p.m. Saturday, May 27, along Center Street. Almost all of Lewiston's restaurants and businesses will take "center stage" in the historic village.
Brickyard Brewing Co. set to become 'crown jewel of breweries'
Sat, May 20th 2017 08:00 am
The owners of Tin Pan Alley, The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q. and Center Cut have painstakingly built a modern-day masterpiece that's an homage to Lewiston's past and present - and unlike anything the village has seen in its storied 200-year history.
Area attractions strive to carry on, despite high water levels
Sat, May 20th 2017 07:00 am
Water, water everywhere, and nowhere to go remains a continuing problem all along the lower Niagara River, from Lewiston out to Youngstown and beyond.
Citizens propose Islandwide ban on plastic bags
Sat, May 20th 2017 07:00 am
The Grand Island Town Council referred to its advisory boards a proposal for an Islandwide ban on plastic bags.
Grand Island dominates in A-1 quarterfinals
Fri, May 19th 2017 08:40 pm
The Grand Island Vikings had a rocky finish to the year, losing four of their last five games in the Niagara Frontier League. They showed no effects of that skid Friday vs. North Tonawanda.
Pints No. 21 another success story
Fri, May 19th 2017 04:45 pm
NF Pints for Progress continues to grow in interest and popularity.
Grand Island: Citizens of the Year honored
Fri, May 19th 2017 04:35 pm
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce presented Citizen of the Year awards to individuals, organizations and businesses whose contributions have made the Island a better place.
Nonprofits, businesses join in 'NT Second Thursday'
Fri, May 19th 2017 04:25 pm
Owners and staff of North Tonawanda's local businesses and galleries are coming together to host a new monthly tradition in their community known as "NT Second Thursday."
Residents show support for Krueger Road sidewalk at Town Board meeting
Fri, May 19th 2017 04:20 pm
During Monday night's Wheatfield Town Board meeting, residents urged the town councilmen to support the installation of a walkway along Krueger Road.
Town of Niagara seeks solutions for flooding issues
Fri, May 19th 2017 04:15 pm
After heavy rains saturated Western New York earlier this month, Town of Niagara Supervisor Lee Wallace spoke at Tuesday's Town Board meeting about current and planned projects the town is working on to alleviate flooding issues.
North Tonawanda: City will not pursue dispatch changes
Fri, May 19th 2017 04:15 pm
Despite concerns made by North Tonawanda Police Benevolent Association members regarding the county's emergency dispatch system, North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas stated in a release Friday the city will not seek to make changes.
Village of Lewiston celebrates Lewiston Garden Club: '90 Years and Growing'
Tue, May 16th 2017 02:30 pm
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston dedicated a sign and picture board to the Lewiston Garden Club on Monday. In 2017, the organization turns 90.
PHOTOS: Niagara Region tourism team recognized at 'Day of Appreciation'
Tue, May 16th 2017 02:00 pm
For the third year in a row, Destination Niagara USA (formerly the Niagara Tourism & Convention Corp.) welcomed all individuals working in the hospitality and tourism industry across Niagara County to a "Day of Appreciation."
Memorial Day observance grows in Lewiston
Sat, May 13th 2017 10:00 am
When the Village of Lewiston's annual Memorial Day parade, observance and luncheon was cancelled in 2015, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Downriver Post No. 7487, vowed to bring it back bigger and better in 2016.
Lewiston Garden Club plans annual perennial sale
Sat, May 13th 2017 09:00 am
Make a list of plants you'd like to see blooming in your yard year after year. Check it twice, because you're not going to want to miss the Lewiston Garden Club Perennial Sale being held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at the Red Brick Municipal Building, 145 N. Fourth St.
 

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