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Spirit of the '80s, BBC's '68 Guns' to benefit Mike Peters' Love Hope Strength & Roswell Park
Mon, Jul 30th 2018 06:15 pm
A press conference was held Monday to unveil the Brickyard Brewing Company's "68 Guns." The pilsner was created for this Saturday's Spirit of the '80s concert at Academy Park, which will be headlined by Mike Peters & The Alarm. A portion of the event's proceeds will benefit both the Love Hope Strength Foundation and Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
Village of Lewiston: Frontier House scans to give detailed blueprint of building
Sat, Jul 28th 2018 07:00 am
Niagara Boundary and Mapping Services President Kenneth Lee Slaugenhoupt spent part of the past week laser-scanning the Frontier House. Working inside and outside the building, he used a FARO Laser Scanner, which, he said, is capable of collecting 488,000 measurements per minute with a tolerance of ±3mm (or 1/8 inch).
Town of Grand Island: Residents urged to fight Tonawanda Coke
Sat, Jul 28th 2018 07:00 am
Town Supervisor Nathan McMurray said citizens need to band together against Tonawanda Coke Corp. "to make sure they don't get away literally with murder."
Niagara County Legislature awarded first Taylor Award from SPCA
Thu, Jul 26th 2018 09:20 pm
On Thursday evening, the Niagara SPCA held a "Cocktail Pawty," and at the event they awarded the Niagara County Legislature with the first-ever Taylor Award.
Peach Queen hosting Paint Night fundraiser
Thu, Jul 26th 2018 02:30 pm
As the 2017/18 Niagara County Peach Queen - and an overall genuine person - Jamie Hagerty is always looking to give back to good causes. On Tuesday, July 31 Hagerty is hosting a Paint Night fundraiser at the Town of Niagara Community Center, located inside Veterans Memorial Community Park, 7000 Joe Rotella Way.
Town of Niagara: Planning Board recommends Bri Estates development to Town Board
Thu, Jul 26th 2018 02:00 pm
As rain wreaked havoc outside of Town of Niagara Town Hall Tuesday night, residents of the town, as well as the Town of Lewiston, did much of the same during the Planning Board's monthly meeting on the Bri Estates development.
Dresher & Malecki report: 2017 audit finds Lewiston in good financial shape
Wed, Jul 25th 2018 06:30 pm
The Town of Lewiston received favorable news Monday on the status of its overall financial health. It received a preliminary results analysis of fiscal year 2017 ending Dec. 31 by external auditing firm Dresher & Malecki.
North Point InsideOut to make Kingdom Bound debut
Wed, Jul 25th 2018 12:25 pm
Teens and young adults crammed shoulder to shoulder, screaming and waving their arms, is something you'd expect to see at a place like Comic-Con or maybe a Buffalo sporting event. It's not necessarily the picture one envisions when hearing of a worship group. And yet, this scene is the norm each week in the Greater Atlanta area, as North Point InsideOut ministers to high school and college-age youth.
Freedom fighters Remedy Drive to share passion, music at Kingdom Bound
Tue, Jul 24th 2018 06:30 pm
The stories, and the songs that comprise Remedy Drive's 2017 release "The North Star," will be featured on stage at Kingdom Bound. Zach and his bandmates will perform at 7 p.m. Monday, July 30, on the Darien Lake Awaken Stage.
Bergholz Volunteer Fire Co. celebrates 100th anniversary
Sun, Jul 22nd 2018 03:05 pm
This weekend, Bergholz Volunteer Fire Co. rang in their 100th anniversary with a two-day spectacular. After a 15-year absence, the firehall decided to bring back field days - and entertaining venue with food trucks, bands, a parade, beer tent and more.
Lions Club of Grand Island: More than 1,000 visit for Special Kids Picnic
Sat, Jul 21st 2018 07:00 am
More than 1,000 children and their caregivers enjoyed the biggest picnic event on the Island Wednesday at the 60th annual Grand Island Lions Club Special Kids Picnic.
Grand Island Town Board votes for saving Scenic Woods
Sat, Jul 21st 2018 07:00 am
The idle Scenic Woods project awoke Monday with the board voting 4-1 to authorize the town attorney to prepare bond authorization documents that would keep the project alive.
Grand Island Town Board: Whitehaven solar farm approved
Sat, Jul 21st 2018 07:00 am
Solar panels will go up this summer, developers said, after the Grand Island Town Board vote 4-1 Monday to approve a special use permit for a solar farm at 1611 Whitehaven Road near the power lines.
Youngstown kicks off Can Am Challenge weekend with Street Dance
Sat, Jul 21st 2018 07:00 am
The fun of summer continues in the River Region with the Youngstown Yacht Club Can Am Challenge, taking place Thursday, July 26, to Sunday, July 29, on village streets, the Lake Ontario waters and on the grounds of the YYC.
Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum Festival details, schedule
Fri, Jul 20th 2018 04:10 pm
The Sanborn Area Historical Society is set to host the 14th annual Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum Festival from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 28, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 29, at the museum, 2660 Saunders Settlement Road.
Orleans/Niagara BOCES implements Workforce Training Center in NF
Fri, Jul 20th 2018 02:00 pm
The staff of Orleans/Niagara BOCES is once again taking steps to help members of the community find employment.
Gov't Mule bucking convention as band readies for Artpark show; Warren Haynes interview
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 02:55 pm
The Warren Haynes-led band released a new album last year - a record that speaks to the divide in America, while also offering cuts that satisfy today's rock 'n' roll, blues and country music fans.
PHOTOS: Canal Fest Parade runs through T-NT
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 12:00 pm
On Tuesday night, in the cities of North Tonawanda and Tonawanda, the annual Canal Fest parade ran through the streets in front of a well-attended crowd.
Photos: Tedeschi Trucks Band impresses at Artpark
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 11:10 am
The high-powered 12-piece Tedeschi Trucks Band returned to Artpark on July 17 to headline "Tuesdays in the Park." Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks and co. didn't disappoint, showing off their guitar licks and her vocal prowess.
Lewiston residents at odds with village over potential Frontier House purchase
Tue, Jul 17th 2018 04:50 pm
The village's transaction is contingent on acquiring financing, the results of the 120-day due diligence period, as well as the comments received from the public.
Artpark & Company expects 'The Odyssey' to be epic
Sat, Jul 14th 2018 07:00 am
Theatre Academy director Paschal Frisina was tasked with finding student-professional, semiprofessional and the acting equivalent of softball league talent to work alongside director Roger Danforth; Broadway's Terence Archie (Odysseus) and Emily Skinner (Penelope/Circe); Off-Broadway and Buffalo actor Christopher Guilmet (The Singer); and celebrated mime Gregg Goldston (Cyclops).
Town of Porter Summerfest to feature food & craft vendors, games, entertainment
Sat, Jul 14th 2018 07:00 am
Come next Saturday, stop by Porter on the Lake for a day of family fun as the Town of Porter presents the 2018 edition of Summerfest at the town park located on the shores of Lake Ontario.
Garden Walk 2018 held at 13 sites
Sat, Jul 14th 2018 07:00 am
The welcome mats at 13 properties on Grand Island were laid out for residents Sunday in the third annual Garden Walk.
Zonta Club of Grand Island awards 5 scholarships
Sat, Jul 14th 2018 07:00 am
The Zonta Club of Grand Island awarded five scholarships at its annual scholarship awards dinner held on June 26 at the Buffalo Launch Club.
Grand Island Board of Education leadership changes at reorganization meeting
Sat, Jul 14th 2018 07:00 am
With the start of the 2018-19 school year, a changing of the guard took place at Monday's Grand Island Board of Education reorganization meeting.
Porter Cup set to turn 60
Fri, Jul 13th 2018 08:15 pm
Get ready - the Porter Cup turns 60 this year.
Village of Lewiston: Board welcomes Frontier House input
Fri, Jul 13th 2018 07:05 am
Should the Village of Lewiston finalize a deal to purchase the Frontier House?
Bergholz Volunteer Fire Company hosting 100th anniversary field days
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 04:50 pm
In 2018, the Bergholz Volunteer Fire Company rang in its 100th anniversary. The celebration continues Friday, July 20, and Saturday, July 21, at the firehall, 2470 Niagara Road, with the return of field days.
Several Niagara Catholic events cancelled; school looking into partnership with NU
Wed, Jul 11th 2018 05:20 pm
After recently closing its doors for good, Niagara Catholic High School has announced the cancellation of several school related events.
PHOTOS: BNL, BTE & KT at AP
Wed, Jul 11th 2018 03:00 pm
The "Last Summer on Earth" 2018 tour rolled into Artpark on Tuesday, offering if-the-world-ends-tomorrow-this-isn't-a-bad-show-to-watch performances from KT Tunstall, Better Than Ezra and headliner Barenaked Ladies.
Tedeschi Trucks Band in Lewiston: Susan Tedeschi looking forward to return performance at Artpark
Wed, Jul 11th 2018 09:30 am
While Tedeschi Trucks Band won't be the most famous headliner at Artpark this summer, there is little doubt it will be the most talented group to grace the amphitheater stage.
Thunder on the Niagara to return to NT for 13th year
Mon, Jul 9th 2018 06:00 pm
North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur Pappas couldn't believe it had been a year since announcing the last Thunder on the Niagara boat races, but on Monday afternoon, Pappas revealed the family-fun show would make it's return to Gratwick Riverside Park Saturday, Aug. 4- Sunday, Aug. 5.
Grand Island Chamber: KidBiz hits Town Commons with another successful year
Sat, Jul 7th 2018 07:05 am
Cars lined the streets along the Town Commons last weekend to support kids selling their products at KidBiz, the annual event for young entrepreneurs to sell goods and products.
Grand Island Town Board: Town Hall celebration
Sat, Jul 7th 2018 07:00 am
The contractor that provides garbage pickup for the Town of Grand Island is catching up on its work, the Town Board was told Monday.
Kaegebein Courtyard part of Grand Island Garden Walk
Sat, Jul 7th 2018 07:00 am
Sunday's Grand Island Garden Walk will include a stop at a courtyard maintained by the fastest growing garden club on the Island: the Kaegebein Garden Club.
KT Tunstall feeling creative as she prepares for Artpark appearance
Fri, Jul 6th 2018 03:15 pm
"Black Horse and the Cherry Tree" and "Suddenly I See" made KT Tunstall a household name 14 years ago. These songs propelled her music into commercials, movies, TV shows and late-night talkers.
Anne Welch sworn into office as mayor of Lewiston
Mon, Jul 2nd 2018 08:40 pm
The Village of Lewiston has a new mayor, as Anne Welch was sworn into office on Monday. Her four-year term began with applause, as family, friends and supporters crammed into the Morgan Lewis Village Boardroom to watch the former clerk/treasurer take the oath of office.
Uncle Mikey's Drive Thru hot dog stand a hit in Niagara Falls
Fri, Jun 29th 2018 07:05 pm
While driving down Niagara Falls Boulevard or coming down Buffalo Avenue to Military Road in Niagara Falls, passersby will likely see Uncle Mikey's Drive Thru hot dog stand.
Frontier House charges dropped without prejudice
Fri, Jun 29th 2018 06:10 pm
Town of Lewiston Justice Hon. Thomas Sheeran on Wednesday dismissed the Village of Lewiston's charges against Hastings Lewiston without prejudice. What this means is that, if the municipality moves forward with purchasing the Frontier House, the alleged building code violations become the village's responsibility. If the purchase doesn't happen, charges can be refiled against Hastings Lewiston.
Niagara Records is quintessential stop for music lovers
Thu, Jun 28th 2018 04:05 pm
Located at 5833 Buffalo St., Niagara Records offers everything a music lover could want. It currently sells vinyl and CDs spanning genres such as pop, rock, soul, bluegrass, country, blues and jazz, all neatly organized by genre.
 

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