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Video Highlights Land Conservancy’s Stella Niagara Preserve Efforts

Video Highlights Land Conservancy’s Stella Niagara Preserve Efforts

 

The Western New York Land Conservancy’s efforts to create the Stella Niagara Preserve on the Niagara River in Lewiston are featured in a new video produced by WGRZ-TV. The video is part of the “2 The Outdoors” series and originally aired on Dec. 15. 

The Western New York Land Conservancy is currently in the process of raising funds to purchase 29 acres of pristine land along the lower Niagara River, with the intent to make it a preserve that will be open to the public.

State Holds Money From TAM Ceramics

TAM Ceramics is being sued by the Niagara Falls Water Board for back sewer and water bills.

Mayor Paul Dyster says the company is currently in settlement talks with the water board. Last week it was announced that TAM Ceramics was to receive state money as part of $60 million coming to Western New York from the state.

2 The Outdoors: Natural, Historic Stella Niagara

LEWISTON, NY- "John Muir has said that in every walk in nature, one receives far more than he seeks, and I think that is especially true in a place like Stella Niagara."

It seems to be a constant in life, that when people come together for the common good, when they strive to rise above the mundane, great things become reality. That is exactly what is happening these days at Stella Niagara in Lewiston.

The Western New York Land Conservancy is currently in the process of raising funds to purchase 29 acres of pristine land along the lower Niagara River, with the intent to make it a preserve that will be open to the public.

But they couldn't even begin to do it without the support of the current owners, the Sisters of St. Francis. The sisters have been stewards of this beautiful property for over 100 years, but have recently been looking to sell the land.

Winter Market at Horsefeathers List Events, Schedule Change

Winter Market at Horsefeathers List Events, Schedule Change

 

This Saturday, Dec. 21, is your last chance to visit the popular Winter Market at Horsefeathers during the 2013 holiday season! The unique indoor market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through May 3 and occupies portions of the first floor and lower level of the Horsefeathers Market & Residences, located at 346 Connecticut St. on Buffalo’s West Side. Come in and stock up for the holidays!

Please note that the Winter Market will not be in operation on Saturday, Dec. 28 or Jan. 4, as those dates will be required for building improvements. The Winter Market will resume again on Saturday, Jan. 11. The building’s permanent vendors will be open for business on the dates the Winter Market is not in session.

Pedestrian Fatality in Lewiston

LEWISTON, NY – An 85-year-old Lewiston man was struck and killed by a car while delivering food to a neighbor Thursday afternoon.

The man, Jose Martinez, was hit by a car driven by an 83-year-old woman in front of 4611 Model City Road at about 5 p.m. She told police that she never saw the victim prior to the accident. The vehicle was stopped by the roadside when emergency personnel arrived.

First responders attempted CPR but pronounced the victim deceased at 5:20 p.m. under direction from the staff at Mount St. Mary's Hospital.

According to a statement released by the Lewiston Police Department, there was no indication that the woman's car left her lane prior to the accident. No charges have been filed as the investigation continues.

Lockport Police Investigate North Park Threat

Police say they received a report that a threat was posted on a social media that a student at the school was threatening to bring a gun to school.

The school district reported the threat to police and police say appropriate action was taken.

While police officials do not believe a police presence is necessary, there will be police officers at the school to insure students and parents that the school is safe.

Seneca Niagara Casino Celebrates Grand Opening of Major Sections of $26 Million Transformation

Seneca Niagara Casino Celebrates Grand Opening of Major Sections of $26 Million Transformation

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. – An unmatched casino entertainment experience awaits visitors to the area’s premier gaming and entertainment resort, as officials from Seneca Gaming Corporation took the wraps off large glittering sections of completed upgrades to the main gaming floor at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel today. The upgrades are part of a $26 million transformation announced by the corporation earlier this year.