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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.
Islander receives League of Women Voters Award
Sat, Jun 10th 2017 07:00 am
Grand Island resident Roger Cook received the "Making Democracy Work" Award from the League of Women Voters of Buffalo/Niagara last Saturday, June 3.
Leave GAC where it is, informal survey says
Sat, Jun 10th 2017 07:00 am
Islanders Pat Akinbami and Nancy Tobe told the Grand Island Town Board Monday that an informal poll of patrons at the Golden Age Center found unanimous support for leaving the center right where it is at the Nike Base.
Pittsburgh Penguins can win 2nd consecutive Stanley Cup with game 6 victory vs. Nashville Predators on Sunday
Fri, Jun 9th 2017 06:55 pm
With a win against P.K. Subban and the Nashville Predators in game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final on Sunday night at 8 p.m. ET on NBC, Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins can become the first team in almost 20 years to repeat as Stanley Cup champions.
Matt Maher debuts new single 'Your Love Defends Me'
Fri, Jun 9th 2017 06:50 pm
Eight-time Grammy-nominated artist Matt Maher is debuting a new song today, "Your Love Defends Me." It is available now at all digital outlets and streaming providers. Click HERE to watch the official lyric video.
Statler Foundation grant supports upgrades in food service at Niagara Falls Memorial
Fri, Jun 9th 2017 06:50 pm
Memorial Medical Center patients are receiving fresher-tasting meals presented more attractively thanks to a $37,500 grant from the Statler Foundation.
Pharrell Williams returns for 'Despicable Me 3' soundtrack
Fri, Jun 9th 2017 06:45 pm
Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter/producer Pharrell Williams returns for Illumination Entertainment's "Despicable Me 3 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)," available everywhere June 23 via i am OTHER Entertainment/Columbia Records. Fans can pre-order the soundtrack today.
Lecrae releases new song, 'I'll Find You,' featuring Tori Kelly
Fri, Jun 9th 2017 06:45 pm
Grammy-Award winning rap artist Lecrae released a new song on Friday, "I'll Find You," featuring Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Tori Kelly.
American Legion Riders for Niagara Hospice
Fri, Jun 9th 2017 06:45 pm
Gary Coons (left), along with fellow members of The American Legion Riders Post 1451, raised the flag in front of The Service Persons Memorial at Niagara Hospice commemorating the 10-year anniversary of the post, as well as 10 years of the Niagara Hospice House.
Jacobs, highway superintendents tout increase in infrastructure funding
Fri, Jun 9th 2017 06:40 pm
Republican New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs was joined Friday by highway and department of public works superintendents from across the 60th Senate District in announcing significant increases in funding for transportation infrastructure in the 2017-18 state budget.
Niagara Falls USA welcomes largest conference in over a decade
Fri, Jun 9th 2017 06:30 pm
This weekend, Destination Niagara USA and the Conference & Event Center of Niagara Falls are welcoming the largest conference that the City of Niagara Falls has hosted since the Convention and Civic Center closed in 2002.
Young vocalists go head-to-head on the two-hour series premiere of ABC's 'Boy Band'
Fri, Jun 9th 2017 06:00 pm
The ultimate search for the next great music group, "Boy Band," premieres on Thursday, June 22 (8-10 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. Host Rita Ora welcomes 30 of the top young male vocalists in the country to Hollywood, where they audition before musical stars Emma Bunton, Nick Carter and Timbaland.
Sentinel recognized for service
Fri, Jun 9th 2017 04:20 pm
The Lewiston-Porter Sentinel was recognized for 30 years of service to the community. Speaking of The Sentinel at Tuesday's Lewiston-Porter Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Paul Casseri said, "While we want to honor you, we certainly want to thank you.
Raccoon rabies hazard being investigated
Fri, Jun 9th 2017 04:15 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health was made aware that an individual brought a baby raccoon to Mr. Quiggleys Saloon at 635 West Ave., Lockport, on Friday, June 2. Several individuals have been reported as having handled and/or petted the animal.
IJC board continuing high Lake Ontario outflow
Fri, Jun 9th 2017 04:15 pm
At its weekly conference call on Thursday, the International Lake Ontario - St. Lawrence River Board decided to maintain the high outflows from Lake Ontario at 10,200 m3/s (360,200 cfs) again for at least another week to address high water levels and associated impacts throughout the system. This high outflow has been continuing since May 23 in order to provide relief to residents along the shorelines of Lake Ontario while not exacerbating the impacts to shoreline residents downstream.
Ladies of Charity school supply drive concludes
Fri, Jun 9th 2017 03:35 pm
Barbara Frase of Tonawanda was a longtime member of the Ladies of Charity. In 2000, she heard that the Ladies of Charity were collecting school supplies for needy school children. She told her friends in the Bishop's Committee Discussion Group, and they quickly filled a box of school supplies. Each year, the amount of supplies they collected increased.
Obituary: Michelle LeFauve
Fri, Jun 9th 2017 03:30 pm
Michelle lived on Grand Island until she met her husband, Nathan Wallace, in 2001. She was a devoted wife and mother to Nolan, Becca and Parker.
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.
'Neaten Up Niagara'
Fri, Jun 9th 2017 03:10 pm
Dozens of volunteers grabbed gloves, trash bags, bug repellent and poker sticks to tackle trash in the Town of Niagara on Saturday, June 3. Highway Superintendent Bob Herman thanked the group who gathered at the Community Center for the start of Neaten Up Niagara.
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.
Artpark fans shout, shout, let it all out: Tears for Fears headlining 'TIP' concert series
Fri, Jun 9th 2017 10:25 am
It's hard to believe, but it's been seven years since Tears for Fears performed in Niagara County. Such disbelief is due to the fact fans are still raving about the performance put on by Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith, recalling the Molson Canal Concert Series event in such vivid detail you'd swear it was last week.
Strenkoski announces candidacy for Wheatfield town justice
Thu, Jun 8th 2017 02:00 pm
Gary Strenkoski, Town of Wheatfield businessman and community leader, has officially announced his candidacy for Town of Wheatfield town justice.
LCTV, LCCC & Spectrum Cable announce 2017 scholarship winners
Thu, Jun 8th 2017 12:05 pm
Lockport Community Television, along with the Lockport Community Cable Commission and Spectrum Cable, announce this year's scholarship recipients.
Lew-Port AIBF graduates new class
Thu, Jun 8th 2017 12:00 pm
Lewiston-Porter High School has announced the graduation of its fifth cohort of students from the Academy of International Business & Finance.
Kenan Center to present exhibition of watercolors from Gerald Mead Collection
Thu, Jun 8th 2017 11:40 am
The Kenan Center House gallery, Lockport, will present the exhibit, "Masterworks: Watercolors from the Gerald Mead Collection," June 25 through July 30.
UB pharmacologist awarded $400,000 grant to improve antibody delivery in lungs
Thu, Jun 8th 2017 11:40 am
With the support of a $400,000 grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), a University at Buffalo researcher will investigate how therapeutic antibodies are handled in the human lung.
Niagara Hospice issues caution to donors
Thu, Jun 8th 2017 11:35 am
Niagara Hospice is warning potential donors to closely check any mailed solicitations they receive asking for money to support hospice care locally.
'Lifehouse: Greatest Hits,' multiplatinum rock band's first-ever compilation, set for release July 14
Thu, Jun 8th 2017 11:35 am
Multiplatinum award-winning rock band Lifehouse will release their first hits compilation, "Lifehouse: Greatest Hits," on CD and all digital retailers July 14. The 18-track selection will include a multitude of their chart-topping hits, including "You and Me," "First Time", "Halfway Gone," "Hurricane" and "Hanging by a Moment," which was the most played radio track of 2001.
The Afters score No. 1 at radio with 'Shadows'
Thu, Jun 8th 2017 11:35 am
The Afters have garnered their sixth No. 1 with their latest, "Shadows," earning the top spot on the Billboard Christian rock chart, while the single continues to clip the Billboard hot AC chart, hitting No. 7 this week.
Tauren Wells announces June 23 release of debut solo album, 'Hills And Valleys'
Thu, Jun 8th 2017 11:35 am
Reunion Records/Sony Music Entertainment announces the release of Tauren Well's new solo LP, "Hills And Valleys." The digital-only deluxe edition features 15 songs and releases June 23. A physical version of the album, featuring 11 songs, will debut July 21.
WNY STEM Hub, AT&T and partners offer STEM/STEAM experience for teens
Thu, Jun 8th 2017 11:30 am
Students entering grades 7 through 12 in the fall are invited to attend "Hand in Hand, Powered by AT&T," a tech and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math) experience for teens with a special dual purpose.
Morinello pushes for term limits in final days of session
Thu, Jun 8th 2017 11:00 am
Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello, R-C-I-Ref-Niagara Falls, joined his Assembly minority colleagues in presenting a package of ethics reforms, which focus on creating greater transparency within state government. The package includes legislation that would create greater oversight of state economic development programs, end bid-rigging, and place term limits on legislative leaders and committee chairs.
Castellani Art Museum to offer free Sunday afternoon tours this summer
Thu, Jun 8th 2017 11:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University will offer free Sunday afternoon tours throughout June and July. Each tour will focus on a different topic and museum exhibit.
Niagara River Greenway Commission to meet July 18
Thu, Jun 8th 2017 11:00 am
The Niagara River Greenway Commission will meet on Tuesday, July 18, to determine the consistency of the 55th round of projects. The meeting will take place at 3 p.m. at the Clubhouse of Beaver Island State Park, 2136 W. Oakfield Road, Grand Island.
Grand Island Class of 1967 50th reunion
Thu, Jun 8th 2017 10:55 am
The Grand Island Class of 1967 50th reunion committee has been hard at work on lining things up for Columbus Day weekend, Oct. 6-8.
Hank Williams Jr. returns to ESPN's 'Monday Night Football' with Florida Georgia Line & Jason Derulo
Thu, Jun 8th 2017 10:55 am
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" will feature the return of its iconic anthem this fall when legendary country singer Hank Williams Jr. kicks off the weekly Monday primetime game by asking NFL fans: "Are You Ready for Some Football?"
Empire State Development: Strategic Financial Solutions to locate contact center operations in Erie County
Thu, Jun 8th 2017 10:35 am
Empire State Development on Wednesday announced Strategic Financial Solutions LLC, a leading financial services firm headquartered in New York City, will open a 60,000-square-foot contact center in Amherst and hire more than 1,500 client servicing and sales consultant positions. The company will also grow its existing Manhattan office by more than 10 percent.
 

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