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Mason's Mission founder to help Lewiston, Lions Club with new, inclusive playground
Wed, Sep 5th 2018 12:40 pm
A new playground project announced last month got a big boost Tuesday, when Jason Evchich - the man behind Mason's Mission - offered to help the Village of Lewiston and the Lewiston Community Lions Club bring the inclusive play space to life.
Everything you need to know about the 2018 Niagara County Peach Festival
Sat, Sep 1st 2018 07:05 am
Yes, one of Lewiston's favorites - the 61st annual Niagara County Peach Festival - opens for a four-day run Thursday evening, Sept. 6, and continues to Sunday evening, Sept. 9, at Academy Park in the Village of Lewiston.
Peach wings, wraps, pizza: Lewiston festival's famous fruit more than shortcake centerpiece
Sat, Sep 1st 2018 07:00 am
Feast on this: Over a four-day period, the Peach Festival will go through more than 10,000 pounds of the juicy, round fruit with the orange and yellow skin.
Lewiston Town Board reviews first solar panel application
Sat, Sep 1st 2018 07:00 am
Lewiston Town Board members tackled their first solar project proposal since recent approval of the town's new local law allowing for construction of such projects.
The Linda Lee: Ferry of yesteryear to visit BLC Antique & Classic Boat Show
Sat, Sep 1st 2018 07:00 am
The 40th edition of the Antique and Classic Boat Show returns the weekend of Sept. 7-9 to the grounds of the Buffalo Launch Club on Grand Island's south shore.
What's next? Final stores close at Summit Mall
Thu, Aug 30th 2018 12:30 pm
The Summit Park Mall along Williams Road in the Town of Wheatfield used to be a gathering place for families and friends to shop, socialize and have an enjoyable time. In 2018, the mall is completely vacant, as the two remaining tenants - Sears and The Bon Ton - have shut their doors.
Mt. St. Mary's heart program set
Mon, Aug 27th 2018 10:30 am
"A Heart-to-Heart Conversation About Heart Disease" will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, at The Como Restaurant, 2220 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls.
Interview: Tom Bailey of Thompson Twins to bring playlist of our youth to Artpark
Sat, Aug 25th 2018 07:00 am
As Tom Bailey explained, "If you've got songs that people remember from that kind of moment in their life, when it becomes a rite of passage - the song that's playing when they first turn from children into adults; those teenage years - you know, we've all got that playlist in our heads from that era of our lives. And if you're one of the artists that's on their playlist, then it's just an amazing thing."
Jim Hibbard reflects on 20 years in business
Sat, Aug 25th 2018 07:00 am
Hibbard has more than 32 years of experience in the insurance field, selling life insurance and annuities. His team boasts more than 60 years of combined insurance expertise.
Grand Island: Town Board resolution supports DEC on Tonawanda Coke
Sat, Aug 25th 2018 07:00 am
The Grand Island Town Board passed a resolution Monday in a show of solidarity with the State Department of Environmental Conservation's efforts to shut down Tonawanda Coke Corporation.
2018 Great Contraption Race a fun event, despite some challenges
Fri, Aug 24th 2018 06:15 pm
The 2018 version of the Great Contraption Race took off for an overall successful day from its new digs last Saturday on the Buffalo River.
Village of Lewiston: Peach Festival press conference reveals new event details
Wed, Aug 22nd 2018 06:00 pm
Niagara County Peach Festival organizers and local elected leaders joined together Wednesday for a press conference announcing new additions for the 2018 Peach Festival.
NCCC, NCSO partner to provide officer on campus
Tue, Aug 21st 2018 03:20 pm
On Tuesday morning, the Niagara County Community College Board of Trustees agreed to partner with the Niagara County Sheriff's Office to provide a uniformed off-duty deputy sheriff on campus grounds in a morning and afternoon shift.
Lewiston residents seek answers on Oxford House
Tue, Aug 21st 2018 11:10 am
Rows of extra chairs were wheeled into the Morgan Lewis Village Boardroom on Monday night to accommodate the large number of residents who filed into the Red Brick to learn more about an "Oxford House" on Creek Road Extension. After about a half-hour of civil discourse at the monthly board meeting, residents were told the group home is legal. Furthermore, the occupants can function as they have since the local program was established last September.
Grand Island Town Board: Public forum slated for sidewalk project on Grand Island Boulevard
Sat, Aug 18th 2018 07:00 am
The Town of Grand Island Engineering Department will host a public information meeting for the Grand Island Sidewalk Accessibility Project, which will complete a network of sidewalks on both sides of Grand Island Boulevard from Webb Road to Fantasy Island.
Phony water testing targets Lewiston, Porter
Sat, Aug 18th 2018 07:00 am
Officials from the towns of Lewiston and Porter are advising River Region residents to be on a lookout for a possible scam involving an out-of-town party seeking to perform testing on their water.
Lewiston: Northwest Jazz Festival headliner Veronica Swift forging her own path
Sat, Aug 18th 2018 07:00 am
Somewhere around the age of 9 is when Veronica Swift started doing her own thing.
One in a million: Life, death, football and Jordan Parks
Thu, Aug 16th 2018 12:15 pm
For some athletes, football is a way of life. Some players relish the opportunity of being between the lines, from goal post to goal post. For Niagara-Wheatfield High School senior quarterback Jordan Parks, his true love is the game of football. This past winter, though, that love was almost taken from him.
Villa Coffee has new owner & chef
Sat, Aug 11th 2018 07:00 am
Meet the new man behind the counter at Villa Coffee House.
Grand Island Town Board: Baseline sidewalk project discussed
Sat, Aug 11th 2018 07:00 am
The Grand Island Town Board approved, by a 5-0 vote, an application for funding from the New York State Department of Transportation's Transportation Alternative Program for ADA-compliant sidewalks in the center of town on Baseline Road. If the $375,000 grant is approved, the state would provide $300,000, and the town would provide 20 percent of the funding, or $75,000.
Grand Island Town Board: Islanders turn out for National Night Out
Sat, Aug 11th 2018 07:00 am
More people attended the 2018 National Night Out on Grand Island Tuesday than at least the last four National Night Outs events combined.
Grand Island Board of Education: New capital project presentation planned for Aug. 27 meeting
Sat, Aug 11th 2018 07:00 am
The Grand Island Board of Education will hear a presentation concerning a possible capital project at its Aug. 27 meeting.
Lindsey Stirling puts on master class at Artpark
Fri, Aug 10th 2018 08:00 pm
YouTube came to life Thursday, as Lindsey Stirling expertly paired her wildly popular videos with a live stage performance that would make Marvel Studios jealous.
Dierks Bentley is 'free and easy' at Darien Lake Amphitheater
Fri, Aug 10th 2018 07:10 pm
With a career that spans more than 15 years in the music business, it's safe to say Dierks Bentley knows how to captivate his audience by this point.
PHOTOS: Thunder on the Niagara entertains
Thu, Aug 9th 2018 02:00 pm
This past weekend, hydroplanes showed off their skills on the Niagara River in the 13th annual Thunder on the Niagara boat racing series.
3 Doors Down, Collective Soul bring 'Rock & Roll Express Tour' to Seneca Niagara
Wed, Aug 8th 2018 10:00 pm
Double the bands means double the hits on the "Rock & Roll Express Tour" double-bill with 3 Doors Down and Collective Soul. These hitmakers will bring three decades of songs with them to the Event Center at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in Niagara Falls on Saturday, Aug. 18.
BBC Band leads Western New York invasion
Wed, Aug 8th 2018 09:55 pm
While the Beatles led the British Invasion back in the 1960s, the BBC Band just may be leading the Western New York invasion right now.
Como Deli coming to Center Street
Tue, Aug 7th 2018 02:20 pm
One of the most iconic restaurant businesses in Western New York is set to make its Lewiston debut later this year. The Como Restaurant will open up a deli at the corner of Center and South Sixth streets, inside what used to be Melloni's Meats and, most recently, Cal's Grinders. The Village of Lewiston location will be operated by the Antonacci and Colucci families.
LCA: Thousands expected to attend annual Lewiston Art Festival this weekend
Mon, Aug 6th 2018 01:10 pm
This weekend, Lewiston will be the place to visit with one of its busiest events on the calendar.
Artpark: Community, pros pair on 'The Odyssey'
Mon, Aug 6th 2018 01:00 pm
Artpark's production of "The Odyssey" lived up to billing on Sunday, as the Mainstage Theater show delivered on what the visual and performing arts company promised: Broadway professionals telling the tale of Odysseus and Penelope; grand props, including a spinning stage and a giant monster; members of the community joining together to serve as the people of Ithaca; and even a couple of Easter eggs, in the form of cameos from local celebrities and groups.
Antique, Classic Boat Show returns next month to Buffalo Launch Club
Mon, Aug 6th 2018 07:00 am
Grand Islanders and Western New York boat lovers with an interest in the vessels of yesteryear will need to check out the Buffalo Launch Club next month.
Anticipation builds for Great Contraption Race
Sat, Aug 4th 2018 07:00 am
Kate Fowler, below, left, executive director of the It Happened to Alexa Foundation, chats with visitors last Sunday at Buffalo Riverworks about the upcoming IHTAF Great Contraption Race, set for Saturday, Aug. 18, on the Buffalo River.
Momma De's 'Love made edible'
Sat, Aug 4th 2018 07:00 am
Ellen DeNormand says her husband, David, is the reason she's in business.
Trinity United Methodist Church: New pastor welcomed
Sat, Aug 4th 2018 07:00 am
Trinity United Methodist Church welcomed a new leader with the introduction of Pastor Kevin D. Slough.
DeGlopper Memorial: New trees at DeGlopper Park to honor Islanders killed in wars
Sat, Aug 4th 2018 07:00 am
Changes are coming to DeGlopper Park at the corner of Baseline Road and Grand Island Boulevard in the next few months.
Paddles Up Niagara has record number of participants
Sat, Aug 4th 2018 07:00 am
For the second year in a row, a record number of participants took part in Paddles Up Niagara.
Clowning around Niagara: Falls resident marks 3 decades entertaining others
Fri, Aug 3rd 2018 03:50 pm
But have you ever heard the story behind "Donuts the Clown?"
Q&A: Freer, happier Lindsey Stirling returns to Artpark with 'DWTS'-bolstered show
Fri, Aug 3rd 2018 02:30 pm
Seemingly, Lindsey Stirling went from being the only pirate at the party to a pop-culture princess right before our eyes on last fall's "Dancing with the Stars."
Silo Restaurant to discontinue 2% fee
Thu, Aug 2nd 2018 10:30 am
A surcharge that drew the ire of some Village of Lewiston residents has been permanently removed. Late Wednesday afternoon, The Silo Restaurant proprietor Alan Hastings said his business will stop charging customers a 2 percent fee that was initiated when the 2018 season began in May.
Wish you were here? Brit Floyd at Artpark photos
Wed, Aug 1st 2018 02:45 pm
Brit Floyd - the premier British Pink Floyd tribute act - returned to Artpark this week to headline the "Tuesdays in the Park" concert series.
 

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