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Veteran's Memorial Park lights up in Town of Niagara
Sat, Dec 2nd 2017 10:15 am
The Town of Niagara held its first "Noel at Niagara" park lighting ceremony on Friday, Nov. 24, at Veterans Memorial Community Park, Lockport Road. "We are very excited to launch our first "Noel at Niagara" event at Veteran's Memorial Community Park," said Town Supervisor Lee Wallace.
More patio homes for Lewiston?
Sat, Dec 2nd 2017 10:10 am
Just weeks following its approval of a much-debated concept planned unit development for 91 patio homes proposed by John and Joe Rubino off Upper Mountain and Bronson roads, it appears the Lewiston Town Board is poised to do another approval.
North Tonawanda citizens raise concerns to Common Council
Sat, Dec 2nd 2017 10:00 am
At last Tuesday's North Tonawanda Common Council meeting, the meeting moved along rather quick, but a majority of the meeting was conducted by citizens during public input. Many of the topics discussed involved issues citizens were having in the area and felt the city should take some accountability to fix them.
Does music therapy help relieve stress?
Fri, Dec 1st 2017 06:35 pm
Listening to music is one of the methods that most college students turn to in order to keep their stress levels at a minimum throughout their rigorous course studies.
Stress relief for holidays: How to handle stress of season
Fri, Dec 1st 2017 03:35 pm
The smell of freshly baked sugar cookies lingers in the air as the sounds of laughter fill the kitchen. The home of the Martins is festively decorated and ready for the holiday season to begin - but this was not always the case.
Myrtle Beach has extravagant boardwalk filled with fun activities, shopping, food & amusement
Fri, Dec 1st 2017 02:35 pm
The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is a popular destination illuminating the South Carolina coastline. The sound of the waves crashing against the sand echoes as one is walking down the promenade. People are laughing and smiling, enjoying time with their friends and family as they take that first lick of their ice cream cone. When night comes, the Skywheel glistens, lighting up the night sky.
Natalia Cordova-Buckley interview: Meet newest member of 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'
Fri, Dec 1st 2017 08:15 am
Natalia Cordova-Buckley (Elena "Yo-Yo" Rodriguez) was promoted following the success of the six-part digital series "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Slingshot" (in which she starred), the positive fan reaction to her character's romance with Henry Simmons' Alphonso "Mack" MacKenzie, and Yo-Yo's heroic, tear-jerking rescue efforts inside the "Framework" at last season's end.
Lewiston business owner restores confidence for cancer survivors
Thu, Nov 30th 2017 02:35 pm
Inside an immaculately clean, yet very cozy room within Janice's Salon and Day Spa, you'll find Gina Streck. She is the owner and operator of The Lash and Brow Boutique. Streck offers a variety of treatments from glamorous eye lash extensions to rejuvenating facials, but she is more than just an esthetician: Streck is a talented artist who is using a relatively new procedure to restore confidence to those who need it most: cancer patients.
Community Missions' week of giving begins
Mon, Nov 27th 2017 01:40 pm
As part of the global Giving Tuesday initiative, local establishments have teamed with the agency to provide needed funds for the less fortunate. Rainforest Café will donate 10 percent of its sales to Community Missions on Tuesday, Nov. 28, while TGI Friday's will do the same on Wednesday, Nov. 29. On Friday, Dec. 1, Power City Eatery will donate in the same fashion, as will Third Street Retreat on Saturday, Dec. 2. Lewiston's Village Bake Shoppe will also donate $1 for each "Cake in a Cup" sold throughout the week.
N-W hoops relying on team chemistry heading into season
Mon, Nov 27th 2017 11:35 am
In basketball there are five starters and usually seven people to come off the bench. If one player is having an off night, the team looks to pick that one player's spirits up. The 2017-18 Niagara-Wheatfield basketball team is all about team unity and togetherness. 
River Region residents can mangia at new Youngstown Galley
Sat, Nov 25th 2017 10:00 am
Youngstown, you're in for a culinary treat. Chef/baker Rebecca Poletti has moved her kitchen from the Village of Lewiston to the Village of Youngstown.
Lewiston Family Ice Rink readies for season
Sat, Nov 25th 2017 07:00 am
Driving down Center Street from Academy Park toward the river, you've probably noticed it already.
DeGlopper Memorial Expansion: Greenway Commission votes for project
Sat, Nov 25th 2017 07:00 am
The Charles N. DeGlopper Memorial Expansion Project received a vote of support from the Niagara River Greenway Commission Tuesday.
Community Mission's Giving Tuesday heads to area eateries to raise funds for less-fortunate
Thu, Nov 23rd 2017 07:00 am
As the holiday season approaches, Community Missions of Niagara Frontier is preparing for its Nov. 28 Giving Tuesday event, and is reaching out to the Niagara community in an effort to collect donations for those in need.
Rockin' With Santa campaign essential to T-NT kids' Christmas
Wed, Nov 22nd 2017 09:30 pm
For around 20 years, John White's Rockin' With Santa campaign has helped kids in need around the Tonawanda and North Tonawanda area have a good Christmas.
Notaro Chiropractic expands Niagara Falls location
Wed, Nov 22nd 2017 09:25 pm
Since 1998, Dr. Thomas Notaro has been practicing chiropractic medicine in this area. On Thursday, he and his wife and office manager Jodi Notaro cut the ribbon to a new 1,200-square-foot expansion at his Niagara Falls location.
Niagara-Wheatfield Kiwanis celebrates 10th anniversary
Wed, Nov 22nd 2017 09:25 pm
Last Thursday, the Niagara-Wheatfield Kiwanis Club met at Jacks, 6935 Ward Road, to celebrate its 10th anniversary. Several members of the Niagara Frontier North Division of Kiwanis were in attendance, including the Amherst, Clarence, Ken-Ton, Lewiston and Tonawanda Kiwanis Clubs.
Wheatfield Wheatfield Town Board: Rezoning of Forest Parkway development topic of discussion
Wed, Nov 22nd 2017 09:20 pm
On Monday night at the Wheatfield Town Hall, the Town Board held its regular board meeting, but prior to that, it held a public hearing to discuss rezoning of a development around Forest Parkway, on the east side of Shawnee Road.
'Shop Small': Small Business Saturday recognizes locally owned businesses
Wed, Nov 22nd 2017 10:05 am
Small Business Saturday (aka "Shop Small Saturday") has grown by leaps and bounds as, each year, more and more communities participate and build advertising campaigns to encourage patronage. AMEX reported small business owners generated $15.4 billion in 2016, as 112 million people visited their local retailers.
Niagara Falls HS basketball looking to stay dominant
Tue, Nov 21st 2017 10:40 am
In Western New York, dominant high school basketball programs have come and gone throughout the years, but one that has remained consistently dominant is Niagara Falls High School.  The Wolverines are coming off their second straight Section VI Class AA title and 15th sectional title appearance in the last 17 years. With 19 sectional titles in program history, coach Sal Constantino and his team have their expectations set to work for No. 20 this year. 
Holiday market to debut at Brickyard Brewing Company
Tue, Nov 21st 2017 07:00 am
Those looking for a little pre-Lewiston Christmas Walk holiday cheer are invited to check out a new event, to be held inside the village's new Brickyard Brewing Company, 436 Center St.
Lewiston Town Board opts for 'no action taken'
Sat, Nov 18th 2017 07:00 am
Moving beyond its approval of the Rubino brothers' amended concept PUD (see related story), Lewiston Town Board actions were rather limited Monday, especially considering a meeting that stretched to nearly 2-1/2 hours.
Porter releases 2018 budget numbers
Sat, Nov 18th 2017 07:00 am
Following weeks of number-crunching, the Town of Porter has released a preliminary plan for its 2018 budget.
Ransomville Festival of Wreaths: Annual holiday happening includes many activities
Sat, Nov 18th 2017 07:00 am
Get ready to kick off your holiday season in the hamlet of Ransomville.
Mark Daul provides an education on black walnut
Fri, Nov 17th 2017 08:50 am
That beautiful time of the year is here, and yes, many people don't like it but they are missing the boat, so to speak.
Lewiston Town Board OKs amended Rubino concept PUD
Thu, Nov 16th 2017 10:55 pm
Following significant discussion, the Lewiston Town Board, by a 4-1 vote, gave its endorsement Monday of a local law to approve the amended Rubino brothers' concept PUD - with conditions - for a proposed development off Upper Mountain Road near Bronson Drive. The planned unit development covers 107 units, including 91 patio homes and four-unit townhouse buildings on property currently owned by Donald Smith.
Artpark to winter: Your days are numbered; venue announces return of BNL in 2018
Mon, Nov 13th 2017 10:05 am
Barenaked Ladies' "Last Summer on Earth Tour 2018" will make a stop at Artpark on July 10, alongside Better Than Ezra and KT Tunstall. The triple bill will be presented on the Outdoor Amphitheater stage as part of the "Tuesdays in the Park" concert series.
Photos: Veterans Day observed in Lewiston
Sun, Nov 12th 2017 05:00 pm
At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Downriver Post No. 7487 and American Legion C.C. Kenney Lewiston Post 1083 gathered together at the eternal flame in Academy Park to pay tribute to those who fought for and died for this country.
Chinese teacher at Lew-Port presents about today's China
Sat, Nov 11th 2017 07:00 am
On Saturday, Oct. 28, Ning Meng, a Chinese guest teacher for the Lewiston-Porter School District, provided a presentation about her homeland, China, from a native's perspective. The event, held in the Lewiston Public Library, drew students from Lewiston-Porter as well as local residents.
Grand Island Town Board: Ball is in School Board's court on school resource officer job
Sat, Nov 11th 2017 07:00 am
The Grand Island Town Board took no action Monday on a proposed joint agreement between the town and Grand Island Central School District that would help re-establish a school resource officer position at the schools.
Jacoby win a surprise
Fri, Nov 10th 2017 03:25 pm
Northern Niagara residents hit the polls on Tuesday and spoke their minds with most candidates handily winning their respective offices - save for one exception in the Town of Lewiston. There, voters sent a message to the GOP-controlled majority by electing Democrat John O. Jacoby Jr.
School district honors Island veterans with first-ever parade
Fri, Nov 10th 2017 03:05 pm
A thousand students in the Grand Island Central School District honored veterans Monday during the first-ever veterans parade at the middle school and high school.
Town of Grand Island Election 2017: GOP wins in clean sweep
Fri, Nov 10th 2017 03:00 pm
The Grand Island endorsed Republicans swept all four seats up for grabs in Tuesday's general election.
Girls volleyball falls in finals, future still bright
Fri, Nov 10th 2017 02:30 pm
The 2017 Niagara-Wheatfield girls volleyball season was one that many will remember throughout the Falcons program. Coach Brandi Cochran's team won the Niagara Frontier League championship, lost two matches all season and reached the program's first ever Section VI championship.
Town of Wheatfield Board approves preliminary budget
Fri, Nov 10th 2017 02:30 pm
The Town of Wheatfield Town Board approved its $13,127,159 budget, with modifications to the general fund, decreasing total budget appropriations and estimated revenues by $21,210.
Pappas to stay on as mayor in NT
Fri, Nov 10th 2017 02:25 pm
Chants of "four more years" reigned down at Canal Club 62 Tuesday night, as it was announced that Arthur G. Pappas was re-elected as Mayor of North Tonawanda.
Carpenter, Teixeira re-elected to Town of Niagara board; MacSwan new supervisor in Wheatfield
Fri, Nov 10th 2017 02:25 pm
In the lone race in the Town of Niagara, councilmen Marc Carpenter and Charles Teixeira were re-elected to the Town Board by the citizens on Tuesday. Carpenter, Teixeira and Donald Schildhauer ran for the two seats on the board, with Carpenter netting the most votes at 1,015 (45 percent). Teixeira racked up 764 votes (34 percent), while Schildhauer finished third with 501 votes (22 percent).
Electric Lights Parade draws sizable crowd in year 13
Fri, Nov 10th 2017 02:20 pm
On Saturday, thousands of people filled the sidewalks of Military Road for the 13th annual Electric Lights Parade in the Town of Niagara. The holiday kickoff parade drew people and organizations from around surrounding counties of Western New York.
Jefferson Starship brings three bands' worth of material to Fallsview
Thu, Nov 9th 2017 06:10 pm
When Jefferson Starship performs Saturday inside Fallsview Casino Resort's lush Avalon Ballroom, the band will unleash hits from three - count 'em, three - successful rock bands: the psychedelic folk-rock of Jefferson Airplane, the arena rock of Jefferson Starship and the adult-contemporary pop-rock of Starship. The act's catalog covers some three-plus decades of recording.
'Chicago P.D.': Is Upton ready to blow her top? What's ahead for Halstead?
Wed, Nov 8th 2017 09:00 pm
Actress Tracy Spiridakos is a breath of fresh air on "Chicago P.D." - and couldn't be lovelier in real life.
 

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