- 'Forgotten War' continues on the Niagara Frontier Maj. Gen. Isaac Brock died on the slopes of Queenston Heights last October. The Village of Lewiston has already been torched. And, in case you missed it, the U.S. and Canada started firing at each other on Jan. 1, 2012.
- DEC stocks up area lakes Monday The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Division of Fish, Wildlife and Marine Resources stocked the lake with 1-year-old rainbow and 2-year-old brown trout from the Caledonia Hatchery.
- Gazette's DeLuca, Neiss win distinguished awards The Niagara Gazette took home two distinguished awards during this past week's New York News Publishers Association ceremony in Albany. Features Editor Michele DeLuca was recognized for Distinguished Feature Writing for "Wallenda Watch: Leaders hope 'Wallenda Fever' is contagious." DeLuca wrote a series of columns leading up to the famous aerialist's walk across the Niagara Gorge last June. Photographer James Neiss was in turn recognized for Distinguished News Photography for his "Rescue Turns Tragic." The February 2012 image shows rescuers pulling a man from the icy waters of Hyde Park Lake.
Dancing the afternoon away — for a purpose
The Lewiston Senior Center has a perfect way to get people from around Niagara County to visit: host a dance.
- Meet 2013's Women of Distinction
- Saturday fashion show will raise money for cancer The fight against cancer has a new opponent, which has taken the form of 75 children who will be putting on a fashion show to help raise money and create cancer awareness. Comedian and Niagara Falls native Ernie Bivins says he's always been comfortable in front of people, but for a long time he has felt the need to channel his fan base in a direction that will help people.
- Rabies vaccination free clinic set for Saturday in Cambria The first in a series of five free rabies immunization clinics for pets will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Cambria town highway garage, 4160 Upper Mountain Road. The Niagara County Health Department is sponsoring the clinic in a different place in the county, roughly every other month, through September. A final clinic will be held in December.
- Dyster does his part for Mayors National Day of Service Mayor Paul Dyster honored area volunteers at a ceremony in city hall on the inaugural Mayors National Day of Service.
- Falls natives launch animated show on LCTV It was a simple assignment. With a couple of friends in class at LaSalle Middle School, Jason Olenick had to design a cereal box. The cereal his group came up with was Jay & Bonehead's Banana Puffs. The box, adorned with both monkeys on the front of it, was hung up in the school's hallways. The two also appeared on many of Olenick's notebooks.
- Lewiston Gardenfest looking for vendors Longer days mean spring sunshine and warm summer days not far behind, bringing thoughts of gardening and landscaping projects. The Lewiston GardenFest, presented by Lewiston Garden Club, is now accepting vendor applications for its 8th annual event on June 22 and 23 along Center Street in Lewiston.
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