Luke, Leia, Han, meet Zeb, Ezra and Kanan

As Disney and Lucasfilm gear up for the next big-screen adventure in the “Star Wars” saga, the companies are rolling out new characters set to debut this fall in the new animated series “Star Wars Rebels.”

Over at, we’ve got pictures and video links detailing these characters and what role they’ll play in the “Star Wars” universe.

Check it out.

And may the force be with you.

Have you checked out our ‘Around WNY’ page?

You know we cover Lewiston, Porter, Youngstown, Ransomville, Sanborn, Wheatfield, Town of Niagara, Grand Island, etc., catch your breath … we know it’s a lot.

But. …

Did you know our website also covers news from Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Tonawanda and other parts of WNY? It’s true!

Check it out — plus catch Michelle’s “Niagara Now” columns — at

Thanks for reading!

So, who’s watching ‘Helix’ with us?

It’s suspenseful; it’s smart; it’s got that weird music; it’s downright gore-rrific.

We have a batch of articles, including interviews with Billy Campbell, Kyra Zagorsky, Jordan Hayes (“Helix”) over at

If you like the show, and you check out the articles, then drop us a line or two!

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Catch up with the singers on season 5 of NBC’s ‘The Voice’

Do you love watching “The Voice”? Of course you do! Do you want to learn more about this season’s singers? Of course you do! Check out our “Voice” page, complete with interviews, pictures and the latest news.


Check it out:

Enter to win our new contests (and maybe win some great prizes!)

‘Like’ us on Facebook and win a $50 gift certificate

Do you like what you read each week in the Lewiston-Porter Sentinel, Niagara-Wheatfield Tribune and Island Dispatch? Then “Like” us on Facebook! In conjunction with October’s Scarecrow Display in the River Region, Niagara Frontier Publications is looking to scare up some more people to interact with on Facebook.

One entrant will be chosen via blind draw and will win a $50 dinner certificate to Casa Antica, Lewiston’s Italian restaurant at 490 Center St.

All participants will receive need-to-read articles, breaking news, award-winning features and other story links from NFP, your No. 1 local news source.

Guess our scarecrow’s name, enter to win a $50 gift certificate

Who is that dashing figure standing outside of Casa Antica? Why, it’s the Niagara Frontier Publications’ scarecrow, that’s who! But what is his name? He looks so familiar!

Correctly identify the Niagara Frontier Publications’ scarecrow and you can win a $50 dinner certificate to Casa Antica, Lewiston’s Italian restaurant at 490 Center St. Click here and fill in the blank, and you’ll be entered to win.

Enter to win NFP’s pumpkin-carving contest

October is the time of year when children and families artfully decorate pumpkins, and display these works for friends and neighbors. Now, your most decorative, scariest, funniest or craziest pumpkin designs can win you one of three great prize packs in the Niagara Frontier Publications pumpkin-carving contest.


One (1) grand-prize winner will receive a prize pack valued at $100 (U.S.), including a $50 prize from Favorite’s Pizzeria in Lewiston, N.Y.

One (1) second-prize winner will receive a prize pack valued at $75 (U.S.), including a $40 prize from DiMino’s Lewiston Tops in Lewiston, N.Y.

One (1) third-prize winner will receive a prize pack valued at $50 (U.S.), including a $30 prize from Gary’s Pools.


Meet Courtney Corbetta


Courtney Corbetta is a Communications major and Theatre/Dance minor at Niagara University. She is 19 years old and from the town of Lewiston. Throughout the years Courtney has written articles for the NU Index,  Lewiston-Porter Sentinel, and She has been named as one of the Niagara Gazette’s Young Woman of Distinction and has also been acknowledged as Niagara University’s twenty most intriguing students. Currently she is interning with as she aspires to one day be a news broadcaster.

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