Pelsone named Peach Queen

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Lewiston Kiwanis Peach Festival: County favorite opens Sept. 9

by Terry Duffy

Kiwanis Club of Lewiston organizers have entered the end phases of preparation for an annual favorite.

The Niagara County Peach Festival returns next weekend -- Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 9, 10 and 11, at Academy Park in the Village of Lewiston.

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Peach Festival debuts new dance showcase

by Joshua Maloni

Adell Hoover Wizner (seated) is coordinating the Peach Festival dance showcase, while her students are participating on Sunday afternoon. Pictured, from left: Hannah Mergi, Amanda Czyhura, Marissa Lewis, Ali Casale, Maria Marinaccio and Leah Mosher.Plastic trophies are nice, but the dancers participating in this year's Lewiston Kiwanis Peach Festival are working toward something even better: the maternity ward at Mount St. Mary's Hospital.

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Kiwanis 'Fun Run' to benefit It Happened to Alexa Foundation

by Marwa Eltagouri

The 33rd annual 5K "Fun Run" and 1-mile walk will kick off the first full day of the Lewiston Kiwanis Peach Festival on the morning of Saturday, Sept. 10. This year's race is especially important, as all proceeds will benefit a national charity founded right here in Lewiston.

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Enter recipe competition, Peach Fuzz and Peach Blossom contests

The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston will host a Peach Recipe Contest Taste-Off during the upcoming Niagara County Peach Festival. Currently, Kiwanis is requesting original peach recipes for desserts for the taste-off.

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Sold! Peach Queen raffles bachelors for charity

The reigning Peach Queen recently sold off some of Lewiston's most eligible bachelors.

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