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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.
Dierks Bentley continues ascent up mountain by releasing 'Burning Man' as next single
Thu, Jun 28th 2018 04:00 pm
CMA award-winning country music superstar Dierks Bentley is set to release his newest single, "Burning Man," to country radio on July 2.
Niagara Catholic set to close doors; other districts would welcome students
Wed, Jun 27th 2018 09:35 pm
Wednesday evening, parents, students and staff received the official word that Niagara Catholic Junior and Senior High School would close for good during an emergency parents meeting.
Lewiston: Anne Welch to be sworn into office as mayor on Monday
Wed, Jun 27th 2018 09:05 am
Anne Welch's three-vote margin of victory in the general election will stand, as opponent Bruce Sutherland will not take legal action to challenge the mayoral race results.
Miss New York contestants visit Niagara Falls
Tue, Jun 26th 2018 11:00 am
Tuesday morning the 24 contestants for Miss New York visited Niagara Falls for a photo and brief remarks from current Miss New York Gabrielle Walter, Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster and President and CEO of Destination Niagara USA John Percy.
New 'Circle of Honor' memorial design unveiled
Tue, Jun 26th 2018 07:00 am
Just before the Fourth of July holiday, the Lewiston Veterans of Foreign Wars has announced it will embark on a major project that will transform the current Veterans Memorial at Academy Park into a "Circle of Honor" that will pay tribute to Lewiston veterans who have served this country.
Village of Lewiston begins process of finding suitor for Frontier House
Sat, Jun 23rd 2018 07:05 am
On Friday, the Village of Lewiston emailed Frontier House information to prospective buyers.
Lake Ontario: IJC report blames extreme precipitation, not Plan 2014, for 2017 flooding
Sat, Jun 23rd 2018 07:00 am
Encouraging news for Lake Ontario property owners and recreational users as summer 2018 opens: Coming off a spring of near- or below-average precipitation, Lake Ontario's water levels are down significantly from 2017's record, historic highs, and have for the most part returned to their long-term near normal.
Grand Island Town Board: Whitehaven residents blast planned solar array at public hearing
Sat, Jun 23rd 2018 07:00 am
Residents on Whitehaven Road threw shade on a proposed solar power project proposed for their neighborhood.
Grand Island: Town Hall campus welcomes back historic cupola for visit
Sat, Jun 23rd 2018 07:00 am
Fifty years after the demolition of old Town Hall, the historic cupola that sat atop the building has been returned to the Baseline Road campus of Island government.
Pending possible legal action, Anne Welch is mayor-elect in Lewiston
Fri, Jun 22nd 2018 07:00 am
The Niagara County Board of Elections on Thursday recanvassed the ballots from the Village of Lewiston mayoral race and certified the results. Pending a legal challenge, Anne Welch is the mayor-elect, topping challenger and current Deputy Mayor Bruce Sutherland by three votes.
Village of Lewiston GOP to review election results
Wed, Jun 20th 2018 09:10 pm
The Village of Lewiston Republican Committee intends to look over the mayoral race ballots submitted in Tuesday's general election.
Silo celebrates 20 years
Wed, Jun 20th 2018 07:15 pm
Local elected leaders, businesspeople, current and former employees, friends and family members came out to The Silo Restaurant on Wednesday to celebrate the eatery's 20th anniversary on the Lewiston waterfront.
Village of Lewiston: Anne Welch elected mayor - by 4 votes
Tue, Jun 19th 2018 09:55 pm
Former Village of Lewiston Clerk/Treasurer Anne Welch was elected mayor on Tuesday, defeating Deputy Mayor Bruce Sutherland by four votes (359-355).
Interview: Shantel VanSanten says 'Shooter' season 3 is 'even more complex, but beautifully constructed'
Tue, Jun 19th 2018 06:15 pm
Not to take anything away from the popcorn elements on "Shooter," which are a real blast, but the real reason why this series is so strong is that what we see is what we get. In other words, Bob Lee and Julie Swagger aren't that far removed from the actors giving them life. Both Ryan Phillippe and Shantel VanSanten are taking personal moments from their real lives and incorporating them into this series.
Village of Lewiston agrees to buy Frontier House; trustees have 3 key opt-outs
Mon, Jun 18th 2018 11:25 pm
Lewiston residents on Monday spoke passionately for and against the village's potential purchase of the historic Frontier House. In the end, trustees unanimously agreed to enter into a contract to buy the building from Hastings Lewiston.
PHOTOS, VIDEO: Magical, musical Summer Solstice Celebration at Artpark
Mon, Jun 18th 2018 02:45 pm
Artpark & Company hosted its annual Summer Solstice Celebration on Saturday. The event was coordinated and directed by Kate LoConti, Jon Lehrer, Sonia Clark and Tanis Winslow.
Alexa Foundation completes move to Larkinville
Sat, Jun 16th 2018 07:00 pm
Officials of the It Happened to Alexa Foundation settled into their new offices at the Larkin at Exchange, 726 Exchange St., Buffalo, this week.
Beginning of Summer Street Dance in Youngstown
Sat, Jun 16th 2018 07:00 am
Sponsored by the Youngstown Business and Professional Association, the Village of Youngstown, with assistance by Youngstown Police and Youngstown Volunteer Fire Co., the ninth annual Beginning of Summer Street Dance will take over the village's Main Street from 6-10 p.m.
New bathhouse facility at Fort Niagara State Park now open
Sat, Jun 16th 2018 07:00 am
Just in time for summer, the striking new bathhouse facility at Fort Niagara State Park is now complete.
Family Justice Center comes to Grand Island
Sat, Jun 16th 2018 07:00 am
Domestic violence is a crime that "is all about power and control," said Mary Travers Murphy, executive director of the Family Justice Center, speaking at the FJC's annual fundraising breakfast on June 8. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, "domestic violence is an epidemic affecting individuals in every community, regardless of age, economic status, sexual orientation, gender, race, religion or nationality." One of those communities is Grand Island.
Planning Board OKs solar array
Sat, Jun 16th 2018 07:00 am
The Grand Island Planning Board Monday recommended approval of a solar power plant on a 42-acre parcel fronting Whitehaven Road.
Island of Hope: GI Relay For Life recalls longtime chairwoman
Sat, Jun 16th 2018 07:00 am
Mary Dunbar-Daluisio's spirit of hope was felt Friday, June 8, in the first Grand Island Relay For Life since her passing.
Village of Lewiston dedicates Morgan Lewis bust
Fri, Jun 15th 2018 08:30 pm
The man for whom Lewiston was named received his own monument on Thursday, as the Village of Lewiston officially unwrapped the Morgan Lewis bust inside the International Peace Garden. Acclaimed sculptor Susan Geissler created the artwork - her third monument in Lewiston, joining the Tuscarora Heroes (Center Street) and Freedom Crossing (Water Street).
Irish musicians The Young Wolfe Tones on stage at Somewhere
Fri, Jun 15th 2018 07:35 pm
Come rain or shine, on Friday, June 22, Warfield and his band, The Young Wolfe Tones, will bring that enthusiasm to Somewhere Bar & Grill at 681 Blairville Road in Youngstown. St. Killian Importing is a sponsor for the event, while the band is courtesy of Masterson Entertainment.
Lewiston: Expansion planned for Tops Xpress
Fri, Jun 15th 2018 07:15 pm
On Monday, architect James Fittante presented the Village of Lewiston Planning Commission with a proposal to expand the Tops Xpress mini-market on Cayuga and South Eighth streets. The five-member panel unanimously supported the idea, which now goes to the Village Board for approval.
Brake wins 2018 Women's Porter Cup
Fri, Jun 15th 2018 06:50 pm
People have said, "If you fail, try, try again." For Zoe-Beth Brake, that's exactly what she did. There have been six Women's Porter Cups and Brake has played in all of them. Friday evening at Niagara Falls Country Club, Brake, an Ohio State University graduate, finally reached the top and won the WPC.
VILLAGE OF LEWISTON INTENDS TO PURCHASE FRONTIER HOUSE
Fri, Jun 15th 2018 01:25 pm
"We finally did it," Mayor Terry Collesano said Thursday night.
'12 Monkeys': Emily Hampshire offers insight into Jennifer Goines
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 03:55 pm
Jennifer Goines once took the "viral Armageddon" with her to a speed-dating session.
PHOTOS: Thunder of Niagara Air Show delights spectators
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 03:00 pm
This past weekend, fighter jets filled the sky as the 2018 Thunder of Niagara Air Show flew through the skies of Niagara County.
Artpark fans 'Walk This Way' to catch Steven Tyler & Loving Mary Band bring 'Whole Lotta Love' to Lewiston
Wed, Jun 13th 2018 11:45 am
Legendary Aerosmith frontman, "American Idol" judge, father of "Lord of the Rings" actress Liv, and current country music superstar Steven Tyler presented a clinic in rock star-ery at Artpark.
Falcons Flashback Awards 2017-18
Tue, Jun 12th 2018 03:35 pm
Phew. What a year it's been. Five teams won Niagara Frontier League championships, some teams and athletes reached the state finals; nevertheless, Falcons athletics gave this writer a lot to report on this year. Without further ado, here is the first ever Falcons Flashback Awards for the 2017-18 school year. The Falcons Flashback Awards will pick a most valuable player from each team during the past year, as well as a Best Team Award.
Artpark Summer Solstice Celebration: A unique, immersive experience for children, parents
Sat, Jun 9th 2018 07:00 am
The day begins at noon with the eighth annual Fairy House Festival, which showcases tiny living quarters for fairies and their ilk. Houses will be judged and prizes awarded at 4 p.m.
 

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