Monthly Archives: May 2015

FLIGHT OF 5 LOCK TENDER DEMO SCHEDULE

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SCHEDULE FOR 2015 FLIGHT OF FIVE LOCK TENDER DEMONSTRATIONS The schedule for Flight of Five Lock Tender Demonstrations in downtown Lockport is as follows: May 23,30; June 6,13,20,27,28; July 3,4,5,11,12,18,25; August 1,8,15,22,29; Sept. 5,12,19,26; Oct. 2,3,4. All dates 10 am – 12 noon, except July 5, 11 am – 3 pm. Located in Downtown Lockport. Continue Reading

GRIGG LEWIS GRANT SAVES DISCOVERY CENTER VISITOR MOVIE

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GRIGG LEWIS GRANT SAVES DISCOVERY CENTER VISITOR MOVIE Since 2005, the Erie Canal Discovery Center at Church & Ontario Sts. in Lockport has helped hundreds of thousands of visitors and residents learn about the historic Erie Canal and the Lockport locks. The Grigg Lewis Foundation of Lockport, which was instrumental in the creation of the Continue Reading

Buy Lockport Sesquicentennial Book at History Center

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BUY LOCKPORT SESQUICENTENNIAL BOOK AT HISTORY CENTER “Lockport Memories: A Pictorial History Celebrating Lockport’s 150th Anniversary” is a new book produced for the 2015 Lockport Sesquicentennial. It is now available for purchase at the History Center of Niagara, 215 Niagara Street in Lockport. Presented by the Lockport Union-Sun and Journal with many photos provided by Continue Reading

Key to Locks Award to Honor Late Dianne Koplas

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KEY TO LOCKS AWARD TO HONOR LATE DIANNE KOPLAS City of Lockport Mayor Anne McCaffrey will present the 10th Annual Key to the Locks Award to honor Lockport’s Dianne Koplas, Saturday, May 9, at 11 a.m. in the Erie Canal Discovery Center, 24 Church St. Mrs. Koplas, who passed away in 2014, was a driving Continue Reading