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Seneca Niagara Casino: $40M 'Seneca Arrival Experience' now open
Thu, Aug 15th 2019 11:20 pm
Seneca Gaming Corp. officials invited the media to tour the hotel side of Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino on Thursday. They officially unveiled a $40 million renovation of the Seneca Niagara Event Center, hotel front entrance and mezzanine, and The Lobby Bar. Outside, the grounds have new landscaping and statues, additional lanes of traffic, new parking lots, and a brand-new staging area for outdoor concerts.
Discover a new world inside Vista North
Sat, Aug 10th 2019 07:00 am
Over the hills, around the bend and behind the sweeping drives lies a hidden gem recently discovered by a handful of Lewiston residents. Vista North is a Ridge Road subdivision offering spacious lots for those with big imagination.
Welcome to Lewiston, SJC Handmade
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 11:30 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce celebrated a ribbon-cutting Monday with SJC Handmade. The new Village of Lewiston art gallery features acrylic fluid paintings on canvas, wood panels and more for sale by artist Stephanie Casale.
Golf tournament nets $29K for hospital foundation
Wed, Jul 31st 2019 01:55 pm
The board of associates of Mount St. Mary's Hospital presented a check in the amount of $29,000 to the Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation from the proceeds from its 39th annual Louis J. Fernandez Golf Classic. The event took place Monday at the Niagara Frontier Golf Club and included more than 124 golfers.
Tonawanda-built next-gen 6.2L small block V-8 to power all-new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Tue, Jul 23rd 2019 04:30 pm
General Motors Co. on Tuesday confirmed its Tonawanda engine plant will build the company's next-generation 6.2L small-block V-8 engine that will power the all-new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. Production of the Corvette Stingray begins at GM's Bowling Green, Kentucky, assembly plant in late 2019.
Solidays opens for business in Wheatfield
Thu, Jul 18th 2019 01:40 pm
Some have known the location at 6935 Ward Road as JT Wheatfields or Jack Devine's - amongst the many names. Well, get used to a new name for this one: Solidays.
North Tonawanda: Ribbon-cutting held for 600 River Road Apartments
Tue, Jul 9th 2019 04:05 pm
Those who have driven down River Road of late may have seen a massive complex being constructed across from Recreational Warehouse. That massive complex - 600 River Road Apartments - was welcomed to the North Tonawanda community Tuesday at a ribbon-cutting held at the facility.
Holiday Inn Express throws 1st birthday party
Sat, Jul 6th 2019 07:05 am
A year to the day of opening, the Holiday Inn Express threw a first birthday party Wednesday.
Maid of the Mist summer season preview
Fri, Jun 21st 2019 07:25 pm
Put on your ponchos and sandals - the Maid of the Mist season is officially underway. Adventure-lovers and thrill-seekers from all over the world are lining up to get an up-close look at one of the greatest (and wettest) marvels in the natural world.
ECHDC, Niagara Frontier Land Surveyors Association dedicate surveyor 'monument' to mark original western terminus of Erie Canal
Wed, Jun 12th 2019 02:35 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. and the Niagara Frontier Land Surveyors Association (NFLSA) on Wednesday dedicated a land surveyor "monument" commemorating the original western terminus point of the Erie Canal.
Towne Automotive Group celebrates 50th anniversary with special promotion to benefit FeedMore WNY
Wed, Jun 5th 2019 11:45 am
In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Towne Automotive Group announced it is holding a special sales promotion during the month of June to benefit FeedMore WNY. Towne Automotive Group will donate a portion of the proceeds from every vehicle sold during the promotion to the new nonprofit organization formed when Meals on Wheels for WNY and the Food Bank of WNY joined forces earlier this year.
New Era Cap launches 2019 Official NFL Training Camp Collection
Mon, Jun 3rd 2019 02:45 pm
On Monday, international sports and lifestyle brand New Era Cap Co. Inc. launched the New Era 2019 Official NFL Training Camp Collection featuring a performance fabric and an impactful yet understated design with simplified team logos on a white cap.
West Herr Subaru 'Shares the Love' with FeedMore WNY
Wed, May 29th 2019 04:55 pm
West Herr Subaru recently "shared the love" with FeedMore WNY. From Nov. 15 through Jan. 2, as part of the annual "Share the Love" campaign, local Subaru dealers had the opportunity to add a local charity to the list of organizations to which purchasers could designate a donation. West Herr Subaru once again selected FeedMore WNY's Meals on Wheels program.
Pappas attends ribbon-cutting for new boat launch kiosk
Thu, May 23rd 2019 12:15 pm
Wednesday, North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas joined North Tonawanda Director of Parks and Recreation Alex Domaradzki, City Engineer Dale Marshall, as well as additional city officials, for a ribbon cutting ceremony in dedication of the new boat launch kiosk at Gratwick Riverside Park.
Empire State Development: 19 major network series will film in New York this year
Fri, May 17th 2019 08:15 pm
Empire State Development announced 19 major network series will film in New York state this year, including four new series. The announcements were made this week at the 2019 network upfronts, the presentations given by major networks to promote new and renewed series that will be part of their fall schedules.
Maid of the Mist leads way with first all-electric vessels built in US
Fri, May 3rd 2019 08:15 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Friday announced the Maid of the Mist, which has been navigating the waters of the Lower Niagara River since 1846, is preparing to launch the first two, new, all-electric, zero-emission passenger vessels constructed in the U.S.
Downtown Buffalo: ECHDC presents preferred vision for Outer Harbor to public
Fri, May 3rd 2019 07:05 am
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. on Thursday held its third and final Buffalo Outer Harbor access and activation project open house where the preferred vision for the Outer Harbor was presented to the public.
New-look Niagara Jet Adventures embracing River Region
Sat, Apr 27th 2019 07:00 am
An exciting new vibe is starting to be felt up in Youngstown.
Peek inside 765 Fairchild Place
Sat, Apr 20th 2019 07:00 am
McGuire Development Co. on Wednesday told The Sentinel that 765 Fairchild Place is on track to open as scheduled. Construction is almost complete at the luxury apartment complex, located at the site of the former Fairchild Manor in the Village of Lewiston.
Brickyard, BBC owners focusing on Center Street eateries, paying it forward with Tin Pan Alley
Sat, Apr 6th 2019 07:00 am
Tin Pan Alley's pending sale is one of many changes across Ken Bryan and Eric Matthews' four-restaurant footprint.
Ortt, colleagues call for end to film tax credit
Fri, Mar 29th 2019 03:35 pm
On Thursday, GOP New York State Sen. Rob Ortt called for Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature to remove the Empire State Film Tax Credits from the fiscal year 2020 budget and shift its $420 million cost to fund health, education, direct support and veterans' needs.
Kaleida Health, M&T team up to build Habitat Home on Buffalo's East Side
Sat, Mar 23rd 2019 10:00 am
Habitat for Humanity Buffalo is getting a boost from two locally headquartered companies. Kaleida Health and M&T Bank have agreed to provide full funding along with employee volunteers to build a home on Winslow Avenue on Buffalo's East Side.
2019 Chamber Gala Awards: Ransomville Speedway honored as Business of the Year
Sat, Mar 16th 2019 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Ransomville Speedway is the recipient of the 2019 Ransomville Business of the Year Award. The honor is given to a business or organization that has showed dedication and service to the community.
Poloncarz, King join celebration of International Women's Day
Fri, Mar 8th 2019 05:30 pm
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz joined Executive Director of the Erie County Commission on the Status of Women Karen King and members of the Women's Action Coalition at the YWCA of Western New York on Grant Street in Buffalo to celebrate International Women's Day, and the significant role women have played in advocating for social justice. Community partners at the event discussed their work on workforce development programs and legislative initiatives designed to empower women and to improve their access to opportunity.
'Sip. Shop. Eat!' is winter wonderland, Lewiston-style
Sat, Mar 2nd 2019 06:40 pm
The vast majority of retailers, professionals and restaurateurs banded together to beat the blues normally associated with this time of year. Their joint effort, titled "Sip. Shop. Eat!", provided a fun excuse to get out
DiMino Tops Lewiston to offer free reusable bag for customers
Sat, Feb 23rd 2019 07:00 am
Starting next Saturday, March 2, DiMino Tops Lewiston customers can use a special Sentinel coupon to receive a free reusable shopping bag.
Wegmans celebrates 20 years in Niagara Falls
Thu, Feb 14th 2019 03:30 pm
Thursday, as many celebrated Valentines Day or prepared a special evening for their significant other, Wegmans celebrated its 20th anniversary at its location at 1577 Military Road.
New Niagara Hospice ambulette branded by Streamline Designs
Tue, Feb 5th 2019 03:10 pm
Niagara Hospice unveiled its branded ambulette on Tuesday after it was wrapped with the organization's logo and colors by Streamline Designs, a vehicle wrap and vinyl graphics installation company in North Tonawanda. The new ambulette was purchased and put into service last month thanks to more than $34,000 raised by the 19th annual Jack Beatty Memorial Cruise & Clambake held last July.
Charity Hockey Classic nets thousands for local causes
Mon, Jan 28th 2019 01:55 pm
On Jan. 10, Greater Niagara FCU hosted its first Charity Hockey Classic at Buffalo RiverWorks. The Greater Niagara FCU Lady Ghosts played the WNY Media All-Stars in an exciting game, with the Media All-Stars winning by 1 goal.
Spring opening expected for 765 Fairchild Place
Sat, Jan 19th 2019 07:00 am
Construction is nearly complete at 765 Fairchild Place, and a May move-in date was announced on Wednesday night. The 29-unit living complex was constructed at the site of the former Fairchild Manor nursing home.
Apartments at Legacy offers upscale living in Lewiston
Sat, Jan 12th 2019 07:00 am
Excitement continues to build for the Town of Lewiston's newest residential community.
New Niagara Hospice ambulette begins service thanks to proceeds from Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise & Clambake
Fri, Dec 28th 2018 05:35 pm
Niagara Hospice unveiled its new ambulette on Friday, ensuring quality transportation for patients will continue for many years, thanks to the donation of more than $34,000 raised by the 19th annual Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise & Clambake on July 13.
USAN board moves Hotel Niagara Project forward
Fri, Dec 21st 2018 02:40 pm
USA Niagara Development Corp. (USAN) board of directors met and authorized the corporation to formally enter into a development agreement with Brine Wells Development LLC or its wholly owned affiliate to start the Hotel Niagara restoration project.
AAA Western and Central New York honored as Travel Impressions' 'Best of the Best' agency
Mon, Dec 17th 2018 12:00 pm
AAA Western and Central New York has been recognized by Travel Impressions (www.travelimpressions.com), one of the country's largest tour operators selling destinations worldwide, as a "Best of the Best" travel agency. The honor is bestowed on a limited number of agencies and consortia partners whose knowledge and expertise planning and executing memorable vacation experiences on behalf of clients has contributed to their status as a top performer for Travel Impressions.
NYPA announces $250 million commitment to accelerate flexibility of electric grid to combat climate change
Wed, Dec 12th 2018 03:45 pm
The New York Power Authority announced a new, nation-leading commitment to invest $250 million between now and 2025 to accelerate the flexibility of the electric grid to give New Yorkers greater access to renewable energy resources such as wind and solar power.
Higgins joins USACE Buffalo District to announce $12.455M for Buffalo Harbor improvements
Tue, Dec 4th 2018 03:35 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins was joined Monday by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District to announce $12.455 million in federal funding to the Army Corps in 2019 for improvements to the Buffalo Harbor.
Youngstown Galley celebrates 1st anniversary
Sat, Nov 24th 2018 07:00 am
In her first year of business on Main Street, Rebecca Poletti has, essentially, reinvented herself. A chef who was famous in Lewiston for her cookies, scones, pies and, more recently, heavenly breakfast offerings, has come to Youngstown and discovered dinner.
Shop LOCAL: Small Business Saturday offers unique products, better shopping experience
Sat, Nov 17th 2018 09:00 am
Small Business Saturday is dedicated to our backyard merchants: homegrown retailers who make and sell hard-to-find or handmade items, get to know and care for their customers, and give back to the community in ways that go beyond dollars and cents.
DeGraff cuts ribbon to new emergency department
Tue, Nov 13th 2018 12:50 pm
Tuesday morning, DeGraff Memorial Hospital and Kaleida Health staff, along with local elected officials and more helped cut the ribbon to the new $7.8 million emergency department.
NYS: Valuable tax credits & exemptions for veterans
Sat, Nov 10th 2018 11:35 am
Ahead of Veterans Day, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance reminded veterans of valuable tax exemptions and credits available to them, their families, and their employers.
 

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