Free copies of the 2019 Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor calendar will be distributed at selected libraries and visitor centers in the corridor beginning Saturday. The calendar features winning images from this year's Erie Canalway photo contest.

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Lockport-based Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2535 provided six complete Thanksgiving meals for local veterans and families in need this year. This annual outreach is possible thanks to donations from VFW members, friends, patrons and local businesses. Says outreach chairman Ray Pierce, "It i…

Wilson Fire Company had its 95th annual installation ceremony on Nov. 3. Master of Ceremonies Christopher McArdle addressed topics of leadership and volunteerism as company officers were sworn in and members and affiliates were recognized for their service to the company.

Lockport High School hosted its annual Academic L ceremony Nov. 15 to recognize students who maintained an overall grade average of 90 or higher in each of the four quarters of the previous academic year.

Wilson Central School District is forming an alumni association and welcomes all graduates to get involved in its introductory meeting next month.

The Health Association of Niagara County, Inc. honored several individuals and organizations for their to the community during its annual meeting and luncheon on Wednesday at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston. 

In 1927, Helen Keller came to the Lions International Convention and said, "“The Opportunity I bring you, Lions is this: To foster and sponsor the work of the American Foundation of the Blind. Will you not help me hasten the day when there shall be no preventable blindness; no little deaf, b…

In 1927, Helen Keller came to the Lions International Convention and said, "“The Opportunity I bring you, Lions is this: To foster and sponsor the work of the American Foundation of the Blind. Will you not help me hasten the day when there shall be no preventable blindness; no little deaf, b…

DeSales Catholic School and the DeSales Home School Association will host their annual Cash Raffle from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Friday Nov. 16 at Lockport Town & Country Club, 717 East Ave. The raffle is open to the community.

MIDDLEPORT — The seventh annual Michelle’s Memorial 5K will take place on Saturday (Nov. 17). Registration begins at 8 a.m. at Middleport Fire Department, 28 Main St. The starting line is close by on Mill Street and the USATF-certified and sanctioned race route follows the historic Erie Canal.

MEDINA — Sandstone Trust of Medina, a community endowment program, will make several thousand dollars available to not-for-profit organizations and programs in the Medina-Ridgeway-Shelby region in December. Grants generally range from $200 to $500. Funding is intended for purposes that benef…

French toast sticks and M&M cookies it is for elementary students at DeSales Catholic School, who studied the voting process in the weeks leading up to Election Day and practiced what they learned by casting their votes for an upcoming lunch choice.

The board of directors and administration of Eastern Niagara Hospital honored members of the ENH Guild for 115 years of service at the group’s Fall Gala Celebration at Lockport Town & Country Club.

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The Lockport High School fall play, "David and Lisa," will be performed at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The story, which deals with the topic of mental health, is most famous as the Academy Award-nominated motion picture in 1962 but play director Peter D'Angelo says the heartwarming story of …

WILSON — The Addams Family will be on stage at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at William H. O’Connor Performing Arts Center (Wilson High School), 338 Lake St. The student musical is presented by the Wilson Music Parents Association.

NIAGARA FALLS — For those who are passionate about the arts but light on the money to attend concerts and show openings, the place to be is the Niagara Arts & Culture Center for its pay-what-you-can voice experience titled “A Celebration of Opera: Romance, Rage, and Rebellion” set for 3 …

Macerich’s Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA will host its fourth annual Boo Bash trick-or-treating event from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday. Alongside the free indoor trick-or-treating event, a variety of additional family fun activities will be offered for $1 each, with proceeds benefiting United…

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The highest award from the Boy Scouts of America, the Eagle Scout rank, will be awarded to recent Lockport High School graduate Jacob Smith, a member of Troop 6 in Lockport. Only 4 percent of Boy Scout members ever attain this prestigious honor. The Eagle Court of Honor ceremony will be held…

WILSON — St. John’s Episcopal Church, 431 Lake St., is hosting Applefest from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Features include a huge basket raffle, decoration of cutout cookies and the sale of baked goods, homemade candy, Christmas ornaments and decor, crafts, fresh produce, apple dumplings, appl…

NIAGARA FALLS — The Cataract City is ready to get its jingle on for the upcoming holiday season. 

BARKER — The Town of Somerset's annual Veteran's Dinner at the Barker fire hall will be held on Nov. 11. All area veterans and active service members are invited to attend free of charge. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and a buffet dinner is served at 5 p.m. A veterans' tribute program follows with…

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Students at Wilson Elementary School will participate in the statewide Big Apple Crunch on Oct. 25. At precisely 2 p.m., they'll join other students around the state in biting into a New York grown apple to create what can only be described as a “big apple crunch.”

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Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society’s Fall 2018 Members’ Transparent Watercolor Exhibition is underway at the Kenan Center Gallery, 433 Locust St. The juried exhibit features 67 works by 55 member artists.

All Saints Parish, 76 Church St., will host a special Mass of Hope During Challenging Times at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. A note from the parish says, "Amidst the joys of our journey through life there are also challenges. We all have our personal challenges and we have experienced recently the chal…

GASPORT — An all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner will be served at Solid Rock Assembly, 8950 Rochester Road, from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. The price of dinner is a freewill donation. The dinner is a fundraiser for the annual Salt & Light Festival. For more information, call Marilyn at 957-2561.

MIDDLEPORT — Royalton-Hartland Community Library, 9 Vernon St., is hosting Lego Club sessions at 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Students are invited to stop in and build with Legos; registration is not required. For more information, call 735-3281. 

Member of the Town of Lockport Historical Society will meet at the town hall, 6560 Dysinger Road, on Wednesday. After a brief business meeting at 6:30 p.m., local history buff Jim Boles will present the program "Mineral Springs of Niagara County" at 7 p.m. Boles will address the local histor…

Members of Angelus Chapter 559, Order of the Eastern Star, will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday for Master Mason Night at the Masonic hall on Cottage Street. Long, colored gowns and tuxedos are the expected dress. Refreshments will be served by Mickey Baggett at 6:30 p.m.

NIAGARA FALLS — Singles Experience Club will host a dance at Buff Social Club, 2565 Youngs Road, from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday. The band Penelope will play. Admission is $4 for members and $6 for non-members. Appropriate attire is required (no shorts, tank tops or T-shirts). Bring a snack to shar…