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Niagara University's 'Promise' fulfilled
Fri, Apr 13th 2012 05:00 pm
On Tuesday, the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., president of Niagara University, announced the completion of "The Promise of Niagara ... the Next 150 Years," campaign - the single largest fundraising initiative of the institution's 156-year history.
Marble Orchard Players on UK Travel Channel's 'American Times'
Fri, Apr 13th 2012 04:00 pm
The Marble Orchard Players recently performed for the Travel Channel United Kingdom for an episode of a documentary program, "American Times," featuring New York state and specifically Niagara County.
Christian illusionist to perform at Immaculate Conception Church
Fri, Apr 13th 2012 07:00 am
Nationally known Christian Illusionist Brad Brown will bring his entertaining magic show and gospel messages to Immaculate Conception Church in Ransomville on Saturday, April 21.
Connelly, Daggett leave Kinetic to create Buffalo Cabinetry and Bath Creations
Wed, Apr 11th 2012 02:45 pm
Christopher Connelly has left Kinetic Kitchen and Bath to start a brand-new company - and he's partnered with his former business and marketing guru, Anne Daggett. The two have formed Buffalo Cabinetry of Western New York. BCI, and the duo's Bath Creations, will operate out of Payne's Carpet Outlet.
Seneca Casinos unveil 'Summer Rush' for 2012
Tue, Apr 10th 2012 01:55 pm
Video: Seneca Casinos will deliver an unprecedented level of excitement this summer to the Western New York, Southern Ontario, and Northern Pennsylvania and Ohio regions with "Summer Rush." Headline acts include Stevie Nicks, Joe Walsh, Michael Bolton and ESPN's "Friday Nights Lights."
Promise fulfilled: Niagara University announces completion of $80 mil capital campaign
Tue, Apr 10th 2012 01:25 pm
Niagara University is pleased to announce the successful completion of "The Promise of Niagara...The next 150 years," an $80 capital campaign that began in May 2007.
Hospice debuts DiMino Lower Niagara 5K Series
Mon, Apr 9th 2012 07:00 am
Niagara Hospice has announced the creation of the DiMino Lower Niagara 5K Series.
The Silo Restaurant to open on Monday in Lewiston
Sat, Apr 7th 2012 07:00 am
The Silo Restaurant will open for the season on Monday. Proprietor Alan Hastings has completely renovated the kitchen with all new, well, everything, he said. The goal is to accelerate the ordering process.
SOLE, Lewiston Advisory Committee merge; video
Sat, Apr 7th 2012 07:00 am
The Service Organizations of Lewiston group has joined forces with the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce's Lewiston Advisory Committee.
2012 Chamber Gala: Ransomville Free Methodist Church serves community
Sat, Apr 7th 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will honor nine businesses and individuals at the annual Chamber Awards Gala on Friday, June 8, at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston.
GIBOE: $53 million budget approved
Fri, Apr 6th 2012 02:35 pm
After a five-month budget development process, the Grand Island Board of Education unanimously approved a resolution for the proposed 2012-13 school district budget in the amount of $53,079,789. This includes a 2.4 percent tax rate increase and a tax levy capped at 3.25 percent. The budget will go to Grand Island voters on Tuesday, May 15.
'The Voice': Tony Vincent emerging as one to beat
Tue, Apr 3rd 2012 04:05 pm
Among the many talented frontrunners on NBC's "The Voice" - including Jesse Campbell, Charlotte Sometimes, Jamar Rogers, Juliet Simms and Jordis - the one performer who may have the most complete package is stage veteran Tony Vincent.
2012 Chamber Gala: Angel to Apple 'a real asset' to Lewiston
Sat, Mar 31st 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will honor nine businesses and individuals at the annual Chamber Awards Gala on Friday, June 8, at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston.
'The Voice': Erin Willett, Pip make friends in 'Battle'
Mon, Mar 26th 2012 02:35 pm
It's no secret the singers on NBC's "The Voice" find the "Battle Rounds" cringe-worthy. It's just not fun sending teammates home.
Sara Evans, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban set to perform at 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards
Fri, Mar 23rd 2012 06:00 pm
Country music superstars Sara Evans, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban are scheduled to perform and Beth Behrs, star of the hit CBS comedy series "2 Broke Girls," and "Entertainment Tonight" co-host Nancy O'Dell are scheduled as presenters at the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, on Sunday, April 1, on CBS.
Niagara University professor in NBC show with Helen Hunt
Wed, Mar 21st 2012 12:55 pm
Shannon Risk helps Helen Hunt sort through her family tree on "Who Do You Think You Are?"
Legislature backs calls for new mission for 107th Air Wing
Wed, Mar 21st 2012 07:45 am
Niagara County lawmakers unanimously backed a proposal to assign a new mission to the 107th Air Wing at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station after a freshman legislator whose district includes the vulnerable air base asked colleagues to get behind the proposal as "the best option currently on the table."

Legislator Kathryn Lance, R-Wheatfield, introduced a resolution in the County Legislature Tuesday that made the deliberative body one of the first to formally back a plan, cobbled together by a federally chartered panel of governors, that would shift the 107th Airlift Wing—which currently flies C-130 transport aircraft—to a reconnaissance role.

Artpark to charge nominal fee for 'Tuesday in the Park' concert series
Tue, Mar 20th 2012 11:40 am
Goal is to reduce crowd size while enhancing concert experience.
Artpark: First 'Tuesday' acts
Tue, Mar 20th 2012 11:00 am
Artpark announced Kansas and Foreigner will kick off the 2012 "Tuesday in the Park" concert series.
Chamber of Commerce: Citizen of the Year winners announced March 23
Fri, Mar 16th 2012 10:00 pm
The Citizen of the Year Awards Ceremony will be held on Thursday, April 26, at the Holiday Inn Grand Island. The announcement of this year's Citizen of the Year honorees is scheduled for the March 23 edition of the Island Dispatch. This special community event will honor businesses and individuals whose contributions have made Grand Island a better place to live.
Artpark has Sting
Mon, Mar 12th 2012 05:15 pm
This summer, rock legend Sting will perform many of his most celebrated hits at Artpark's Mainstage Theater in Lewiston.
'The Voice': Singers not in love with 'Battle Rounds'
Mon, Mar 12th 2012 12:40 pm
In the "Battle Rounds" on "The Voice," coaches Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Blake Shelton and Adam Levine pit their respective team members up against each other, pick the winners, and thus cut the field in half.
There's a party goin' on right here
Tue, Mar 6th 2012 04:45 pm
Kool & The Gang performs Friday with Van Halen at First Niagara Center. Robert "Kool" Bell interview.
Niagara University student gets life lesson in Uganda
Sat, Mar 3rd 2012 07:00 am
While most college students went home to their families for winter break, one local student saw this time off as an opportunity to embark on a selfless venture. Alyssa Miller spent her holiday season on a volunteer mission to Uganda.
'The Voice': Adley Stump gives new meaning to natural born talent
Thu, Mar 1st 2012 01:45 pm
Countless singers toil away at their craft for years, working with vocal coaches, stylists and image consultants, hoping to land that "big break." Most are willing to do just about anything to land a record contract or a national spotlight.

And then there's Adley Stump.

'The Voice': Anthony Evans looks to break mold
Mon, Feb 27th 2012 04:40 pm
Anthony Evans looks to prove Christian musicians can make it big in the music industry.
'The Voice': Kansas + 'Middle America' + piano = Nicolle Galyon
Mon, Feb 27th 2012 03:45 pm
If there's one thing missing from country music ... it's more piano?
Oscar raises its 'Voice'
Mon, Feb 27th 2012 12:00 am
Click below for the complete list of Academy Award winners; see photos from the big event.
Modern opens new compressed natural gas fueling station
Sat, Feb 25th 2012 07:00 am
"It's not often you get involved in a project that has so many positive attributes for your community, your customers, your company."
Modern Disposal opens compressed natural gas fueling station with funding assistance from NYSERDA
Wed, Feb 22nd 2012 11:10 am
Modern Disposal Services of Model City and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority celebrated the opening of a compressed natural gas fueling station at the company's headquarters today.
Village of Lewiston: Restaurant additions approved
Tue, Feb 21st 2012 11:30 pm
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees approved development plans for The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q. and Brio Pizzeria & Restaurant at Tuesday's monthly meeting. The owners of both eateries intend to add a second-floor patio to their respective businesses.
Village of Lewiston reverses Town of Lewiston's police commissioner change
Tue, Feb 21st 2012 11:25 pm
Village attorney says town can't replace Al Soluri.
Lewiston Hollow Mercantile featured in national magazine
Mon, Feb 20th 2012 07:00 am
Keith and Marianne Gittermann's Lewiston Hollow Mercantile is featured in the March issue of Country Living magazine.
Expansion on the menu for Lewiston restaurants
Sat, Feb 18th 2012 07:00 am
The owners of two popular Lewiston eateries are thinking growth, while two new investors are planning to open a wine bar in the village. Story, photos.
Wallenda will walk
Fri, Feb 17th 2012 03:00 pm
The eyes of the world will be on Niagara Falls this year as Nik Wallenda steps out onto a tightrope to walk between Goat Island in the U.S. and Table Rock in Canada.
'The Voice': Welcome back, Jordis
Thu, Feb 16th 2012 04:00 pm
Former "Rock Star: INXS" singer returns with new look, perspective. Behind the Screens interview.
Tom Cavanagh talks 'Royal Pains'
Wed, Feb 15th 2012 12:45 pm
"Ed" star Tom Cavanagh continues his arc on "Royal Pains" with a touching episode this week on the USA Network. The Golden Globe-nominated actor talks Hamptons ... and Stuckeyville.
Village of Lewiston: Vote to save the Frontier House
Fri, Feb 10th 2012 06:00 pm
The Village of Lewiston asks readers to vote the Historic Frontier House as one of the 11 Most Endangered Historic Places.
'The Voice': Meet the first 13 singers
Thu, Feb 9th 2012 03:05 pm
Celebrity musician coaches Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton begin building their teams. Meet singers Jesse Campbell and Juliet Simms. (I of II)
'The Voice': Meet the first 13 singers
Thu, Feb 9th 2012 03:00 pm
Celebrity musician coaches Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton begin building their teams. Meet singers Jermaine Paul, Gwen Sebastian, Angie Johnson and Lindsey Pavao. (II of II)
 

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