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NORTH TONAWANDA – Many area residents remember begging their parents to stop at Page’s Whistle Pig Restaurant for a chance to go around on the kiddie rides, but after Page’s closed in the Town of Niagara, the kiddie rides became a distant memory.Now, after years of planning, fundraising, and painstaking restoration, they’re back and even better than before at Herschell Car…

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NORTH TONAWANDA – Many area residents remember begging their parents to stop at Page’s Whistle Pig Restaurant for a chance to go around on the kiddie rides, but after Page’s closed in the Town of Niagara, the kiddie rides became a distant memory.Now, after years of planning, fundraising, and painstaking restoration, they’re back and even better than before at Herschell Car…

The Three Stooges made 190 short films between 1934 and 1959, and Lenny Potwora has shown many of them in his 22 years of staging the Three Stooges Film Festival at the Riviera Theatre (67 Webster St., North Tonawanda). This year, he’ll show one he has never screened in all those years – “Idle Roomers,” from 1944, in which Moe, Larry and Curly play bellhops at a swanky hot…

The Three Stooges made 190 short films between 1934 and 1959, and Lenny Potwora has shown many of them in his 22 years of staging the Three Stooges Film Festival at the Riviera Theatre (67 Webster St., North Tonawanda). This year, he’ll show one he has never screened in all those years – “Idle Roomers,” from 1944, in which Moe, Larry and Curly play bellhops at a swanky hot…

Bisons and Baseball

LOCKPORT – George Davis spent the better part of a decade building the field before his dreams would come true.Like Kevin Costner’s character in the film “Field of Dreams,” Davis was haunted by America’s pastime. He didn’t hear the ghost of Shoeless Joe Jackson whispering to him from a cornfield, but rather the whispers of regret lingering in the back of his mind. Shift wo…

Bisons and Baseball

LOCKPORT – George Davis spent the better part of a decade building the field before his dreams would come true.Like Kevin Costner’s character in the film “Field of Dreams,” Davis was haunted by America’s pastime. He didn’t hear the ghost of Shoeless Joe Jackson whispering to him from a cornfield, but rather the whispers of regret lingering in the back of his mind. Shift wo…