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Banners brighten neighborhood around Memorial Medical Center
Wed, Jul 6th 2016 02:35 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center is sporting a new summertime look with the installation of brightly colored banners along its campus on the 500 and 600 blocks of Tenth Street.
Buffalo Zoo lion pride continues to grow
Wed, Jun 29th 2016 04:25 pm
The Buffalo Zoo welcomes the birth of three African lion cubs to first-time mother Lusaka and Tiberius, now a father of four.
Percussion garden debuts at Artpark
Mon, Jun 27th 2016 03:35 pm
Artpark & Company officially opened its percussion garden Sunday with a ceremony and live performances by Emerald Grove.
Only on Old Falls Street
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 09:30 pm
Old Falls Street kicked-off the first "Legends Live" concert of the 2016 season on Friday.
Brittany Mezhir receives Lewiston Lions scholarship award
Thu, Jun 23rd 2016 11:40 am
Brittany Mehzir, a Lewiston-Porter High School graduating senior, was awarded a $500 scholarship from the Lewiston Community Lions Club on Tuesday. Lion Sheila Zuhlke was present at the awards luncheon to present Brittany with the well-deserved check.
First Philip Burke Artpark painting unveiled
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 06:40 pm
This summer at Artpark, Philip Burke, a Buffalo-born artist whose work has adorned the pages of Vanity Fair, Vogue, Time and Rolling Stone, is painting outdoor headliners.
'Fun, Food & Folk' concert, BBQ
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 11:05 am
Join in for good times, food and a free concert at "Fun, Food & Folk," from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, July 8, at the Erie Canal Discovery Center, 24 Church St., Lockport.
Naval Park ceremony
Wed, Jun 15th 2016 12:10 pm
The yellow rose symbolizes the Treaty of Ghent, which ended the War of 1812 between the U.S. and Great Britain. The peace treaty, signed in Ghent, Belgium, served as the basis of more than 200 years of friendship among the U.S., Great Britain and Canada.
Pappas volunteers with Meals on Wheels
Fri, Jun 10th 2016 11:10 am
North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas recently helped deliver meals with volunteers from Twin Cities Meals on Wheels.
Aquarium of Niagara fundraiser this weekend; new programs, hours for summer
Tue, Jun 7th 2016 01:00 pm
On Friday, June 17, and Saturday, June 18, the Aquarium of Niagara will feature two events to raise awareness for rescued marine mammals.
Grand Island Boy returns from dream wish
Wed, Jun 1st 2016 05:00 pm
Grand Island's Matthew Eggers recently returned home from his dream wish: a vacation to California to meet his cousins for the first time, and explore the magical land of Disney.
Niagara Falls invites world to #SoakItIn
Tue, May 24th 2016 04:45 pm
Representatives from the leading tourism and entertainment venues in downtown Niagara Falls came together Tuesday afternoon to outline all that residents and visitors can see, experience and enjoy this summer.
'Giving Larry a voice': Social service agency embraces business intelligence innovation to design its future
Thu, May 19th 2016 05:40 pm
For Larry Diamond, services provided by Community Missions, Niagara County's largest private provider of basic human needs, have been instrumental in his recovery from a difficult time of his life.
Buffalo Avenue's Ricky's Pub & Pizzeria hosts 'Good Times Never Come' film crew
Wed, May 18th 2016 05:30 pm
Crewmembers shot scenes of the new film "Good Times Never Come" Sunday at Ricky's Pub & Pizzeria (also known as Nifty Fiftys) at 7710 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls.
Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduates 61st class
Fri, May 13th 2016 10:50 pm
The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduated its 61st class during a ceremony held May 11 at Niagara University's Castellani Art Museum.
PHOTOS: Savoring smelt in Lewiston
Mon, May 9th 2016 04:25 pm
A large crowd came out to the Lewiston waterfront Friday, May 6, for the annual Smelt Festival. The Niagara River Anglers fried up over 400 pounds of the tasty little fish, and the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce helped to dish them out.
Lewiston Lions support Camp Duffield
Tue, May 3rd 2016 09:00 am
It was another full house at the Lewiston Lions April dinner meeting as Mary and Bill Owens spoke to the membership about an organization close to their hearts: Camp Duffield.
Memorial's ER1 Emergency Department registers patient wait time improvements
Mon, May 2nd 2016 02:00 pm
Team members at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center recently gathered to celebrate reductions in the time it takes to render care to ER1 Emergency Department patients.
Meet Kitty Bird, the Aquarium of Niagara's newest animal
Wed, Apr 27th 2016 02:45 pm
A sulfur-crested cockatoo, named Kitty Bird because he likes to meow like a cat, recently joined the Aquarium of Niagara.
Frontier House parking lot closed - here's why
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 07:00 am
Center Street passersby noticed the historic Frontier House parking lot is once again closed to the public.
Empties for Empower
Fri, Apr 22nd 2016 10:30 am
Empower, the not-for-profit organization formerly known as Niagara Cerebral Palsy, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony April 15 for Empties for Empower, its newly opened bottle and can redemption center at 4701 Military Road.
UPDATED: Artpark receives Greenway funding
Sat, Apr 16th 2016 10:35 am
Artpark & Company was awarded $100,000 by the Host Communities Standing Committee at a re-vote Friday afternoon. The Town of Lewiston sponsored the funding request. Money will help offset costs associated with Artpark & Company's interactive children's and family festivals and programming.
HART of gold
Sat, Apr 9th 2016 07:10 pm
Local celebrities pitched in Saturday at the Home Assistance Referral Team benefit inside the Lewiston Event Center. The HART fundraiser featured live music and food, bowling and games for those in attendance.
OUN: Joe Cecconi Sr. Golf Raffle fundraiser features trip to California
Mon, Apr 4th 2016 11:55 am
The Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation's 17th annual Joe Cecconi Sr. Golf Raffle is taking place from 4-7 p.m. Sunday, April 24, at the Sanborn Fire Co. Firehall, 5811 Buffalo St.
Ortt's amended casino funding formula included in state budget
Fri, Apr 1st 2016 03:45 pm
State Sen. Rob Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, today announced lawmakers agreed to include a portion of his proposal to alter and extend the 99-h law outlining slot profits for the Seneca Niagara Casino in the final 2016-17 state budget.
Buffalo Zoo to announce baby gorilla name at 'APE-ril' event this weekend
Wed, Mar 30th 2016 04:30 pm
The Buffalo Zoo will announce the winning name for the new baby gorilla during an "APE-ril" event this Saturday, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., at the gorilla exhibit.
Winner & new champion: Readers vote Linda's Catering Company 'Best Fish Fry'
Sat, Mar 26th 2016 09:00 am
Linda's Catering Company won Niagara Frontier Publication's fifth annual "Best Fish Fry" contest, ending The Beach House's three-year reign. Chef Linda Brown, serving out of Elks Lodge No. 346 (next to the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA), received 19.9 percent of the 316 reader votes to take the title.
Park cleanup by volunteer Tuscarora landscape committee
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 02:45 pm
More than a dozen volunteers were hard at work last Saturday cleaning up the Tuscarora Heroes pocket park at Portage Road and Center Street in Lewiston to make way for over 1,000 daffodils that will begin to bloom in the next couple of weeks.
Maid of the Mist takes its message to China
Mon, Mar 14th 2016 01:25 pm
The Maid of the Mist recently participated in the first Brand USA sales mission to China.
Work underway at Buffalo River Landing
Tue, Mar 8th 2016 03:45 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins joined executives from Savarino Companies and the Frontier Group of Companies Monday to highlight the construction underway at Buffalo River Landing. The new five-story building will be home to 78 residential units as well as commercial space on the ground floor.
Advertising Club of Buffalo announces 2016 ADDY Award winners
Sat, Mar 5th 2016 10:25 am
On Friday evening, The Advertising Club of Buffalo hosted the 2016 WNY American Advertising Award Show, honoring local advertising and communications professionals along with some of the best creative work from the previous year.
Hard Rock Cafe 'Jamming' with new Bob Marley merchandise
Sat, Feb 20th 2016 09:45 am
Hard Rock International is inspiring fans to get together and feel all right with the launch of its latest merchandise line. The Bob Marley Signature Series: Edition 34 shirt and collectable pin, inspired by iconic reggae artist Bob Marley, support charity partner City of Hope.
107th Airlift Wing receive Valentine's Day cards
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 09:50 am
Members of the 107th Airlift Wing, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, were presented with Valentine's Day cards Feb. 10 as part of the Erie County Legislature's "Valentine's for Vets" initiative.
Bowman takes command of Air Reserve Station
Fri, Feb 12th 2016 10:50 am
Col. Brian S. Bowman assumed command of the 914th Airlift Wing from Col. Daniel Sarachene on Saturday, Feb. 6, before the entire unit in formation at the base.
Mark Daul: Squirrels are interesting creatures
Sat, Feb 6th 2016 09:40 am
A while back, I received an email from Sentinel reader Mrs. Patricia Schultz of Lewiston who was curious about an "orange" squirrel sighting in her yard.
Erie County: More than 500 animals vaccinated at January rabies clinic
Wed, Feb 3rd 2016 01:30 pm
The Erie County Department of Health announced 556 animals were vaccinated against rabies at the first clinic of 2016, held Wednesday, Jan. 27, at the North Buffalo Community Center.
Silver anniversary: Lewiston Public Library celebrates 25 years
Sat, Jan 23rd 2016 11:30 am
Shhhh! The Lewiston Public Library isn't likely to be the usual quiet place to read the newspaper, use a computer or check out its abundance of books and movie, television and music CDs from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30.
Queen City Roller Girls: Subzero Sirens to debut against Hamilton's Hammer City Rollers
Thu, Jan 21st 2016 03:35 pm
The Queen City Roller Girls will debut of the Subzero Sirens this Saturday at RiverWorks. The skaters will take on the Hammer City Harlots from Hamilton.
Food Bank of Western New York awarded $500,000 grant from The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation
Wed, Jan 20th 2016 02:15 pm
The Food Bank of Western New York was awarded a $500,000 grant from The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation to perform critical capital improvements to increase efficiency, better meet the growing need in Western New York, and ensure the continued success of the organization.
Buffalo Zoo welcomes first baby of 2016: A gorilla
Tue, Jan 12th 2016 04:55 pm
The Buffalo Zoo is thrilled to announce the birth of a baby western lowland gorilla. The baby was born at 11:04 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10, to mother, 18-year-old Sydney, and father, 28-year-old Koga.
 

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