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Bax calls for public information meetings on waterline funding
Sat, Jul 1st 2017 07:00 am
Responding to mounting interest in the community on how the Town of Lewiston intends to finance its future $10 million water line improvement project, the Town Board announced Monday it would discuss the matter in greater detail at its July 10 work session.
Loverboy bringing 'Dirty Dozen' to Artpark
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 06:55 pm
Vocalist Mike Reno met guitarist Paul Dean in 1979 and, just one year later, the duo had a hit record via their band, Loverboy. Working alongside Doug Johnson on keyboards, Matt Frenette on drums and Scott Smith on bass, Reno and Dean followed that up in 1981 with "Get Lucky." The album spawned the band's biggest hit in "Working for the Weekend."
Town of Niagara: New splash pad opening
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 06:10 pm
A few lucky children had a chance to try out the new splash pad Monday afternoon at the Town of Niagara's Veterans Memorial Community Park. But first, local elected officials and dignitaries cut the ribbon marking the project's completion.
Wagner's grows over its 50-year history
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 06:05 pm
Wagner's Farm Market and Grill is celebrating its golden anniversary in 2017.
PHOTOS: Buffalo Music Hall of Fame, Hard Rock debut new Rick James jumpsuit
Mon, Jun 26th 2017 04:45 pm
On Sunday morning, the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame officially unveiled a brand-new piece to its collection of items inside the Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls USA: a sky-blue jumpsuit worn on stage by Rick James.
Lewiston No. 1: Serving community for over 100 years
Mon, Jun 26th 2017 07:00 am
Lewiston Fire Co. No. 1 invites the community to the return of an annual fire company tradition.
RealtyUSA donates to WNY Heroes
Sat, Jun 24th 2017 09:00 am
For the fourth year in a row, the Village of Lewiston branch of RealtyUSA raised money for WNY Heroes Inc. As in past years, the community was invited to participate in a monthlong basket auction in May. Thanks to the support of the public, and the initiative of the real estate agents, $1,000 was raised.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Island Dogs are back
Sat, Jun 24th 2017 07:00 am
Islanders have missed their Sahlen's hot dogs so much that they were trying to order food before the new Buffalo Dog House even opened.
Grand Island soils to be tested for pollutants
Sat, Jun 24th 2017 07:00 am
Soil samples will be collected from homes in the southeastern part of Grand Island in August, said Jackie James-Creedon, executive director of Citizen Science Community Resources. That soil will be tested for 130 different types of contaminants, including benzene, pesticides, heavy metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs).
Spirit of the '80s moves to Somewhere
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 07:00 pm
The sixth annual Spirit of the '80s music festival fundraiser is making the move up north for 2017.
Tonic's Emerson Hart loving life, working on new music, playing in Buffalo
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 06:35 pm
Tonic will perform at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo - playing alongside Collective Soul and Our Lady Peace, if you can believe that super lineup.
Narcan training seminar to be offered
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 04:15 pm
Opiates. It's a word that means grief to many.
More residents voice safety concerns over Krueger Road
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 03:15 pm
Krueger Road residents came together at Monday night's Wheatfield Town Board meeting to urge councilmen to vote in favor of installing a sidewalk along their road.
'Wonderful' Maggie Lawson promises shenanigans afoot in Hallmark Channel film 'My Favorite Wedding'
Thu, Jun 22nd 2017 12:00 pm
At the beginning of a recent phone interview with Maggie Lawson, her assistant said, "Hey, Josh, you're on with the wonderful Miss Maggie." His description wasn't wrong.
Artpark: 'No package or device or explosives found'
Wed, Jun 21st 2017 12:15 am
A bomb investigation at Artpark in Lewiston delayed the start of the 54•40/Randy Bachman concert by more than two hours on Tuesday.
Artpark: 'Summer Solstice' celebrated in style
Mon, Jun 19th 2017 02:40 pm
One of Artpark & Company's premier summertime family events took place on Saturday with the "Summer Solstice Celebration" featuring the Fairy House Festival and Lehrer Dance.
Village of Youngstown: Summer kicks off in style with 'Beginning of Summer Street Dance'
Sat, Jun 17th 2017 07:00 am
Summer gets its official start next week in Youngstown.
Lewiston Town Board moving on creating single water district
Sat, Jun 17th 2017 07:00 am
Monday's Lewiston Town Board work session had some interesting but complex discussions with regard to the single water district plan the town is moving on. Included was the board's planning on a pending water line replacement project and how that would be funded.
Artpark: 'Painted Parking Lot' party
Fri, Jun 16th 2017 09:50 pm
Artpark & Company hosted a reception Friday to thanks sponsors and artists responsible for the recreated "Niagara 1979," also known as the late Gene Davis' "Painted Parking Lot."
Guess Who, BTO creator Randy Bachman brings classic hits, new blues songs to Artpark
Fri, Jun 16th 2017 04:20 pm
On June 20, two-time Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee Randy Bachman will perform at Artpark as part of the "Tuesdays in the Park" concert series.
WATCH: Erendira Wallenda flies over Niagara Falls
Thu, Jun 15th 2017 05:15 pm
On June 15, the fifth anniversary of Nik Wallenda's tightrope walk across Niagara Falls, his wife, Erendira, broke his iron jaw hang Guinness World Record by dangling 300 feet above the Horseshoe Falls - at times by her teeth.
WATCH: Tears for Fears acting on their best behavior at Artpark
Thu, Jun 15th 2017 05:10 pm
Tears for Fears might not rule the world, but they certainly reigned over Lewiston on Wednesday. Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith were in prime shape, singing and performing a slew of songs with the same vocal prowess, vim and vigor they displayed when first releasing their hits in the 1980s, '90s and early 2010s.
Buffalo's Shemika Charles impresses 'America's Got Talent' judges
Tue, Jun 13th 2017 11:05 pm
Shemika Charles, known as "the undisputed Queen of Limbo," received four "yes" votes Tuesday on "America's Got Talent." She now moves on to the next round. This year's winner will receive a $1 million grandprize.
No, In-N-Out is not coming to Lewiston
Sat, Jun 10th 2017 11:45 am
In-N-Out Burger fans, don't get your hopes up: The sign in Lewiston is bogus.
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.
 

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