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Lewiston Town Board OKs amended Rubino concept PUD
Thu, Nov 16th 2017 10:55 pm
Following significant discussion, the Lewiston Town Board, by a 4-1 vote, gave its endorsement Monday of a local law to approve the amended Rubino brothers' concept PUD - with conditions - for a proposed development off Upper Mountain Road near Bronson Drive. The planned unit development covers 107 units, including 91 patio homes and four-unit townhouse buildings on property currently owned by Donald Smith.
Casino Niagara completes $7 million investment, opens new level 2
Thu, Nov 9th 2017 07:00 pm
Niagara Casinos announces the re-opening of the second level at Casino Niagara after completing a $3.5 million renovation to the space, and investing a further $3.5 million on new slot machines and gaming technology throughout the property.
Groundbreaking for River's Edge waterfront residential development
Fri, Oct 27th 2017 10:05 pm
North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas joined New York State Sen. Robert Ortt, Niagara County legislators Randy Bradt and Rich Andres, North Tonawanda Common Council President Eric Zadzilka, Alderman-at-Large Jeffrey Glatz, Alderman-at-Large Robert Pecoraro, Alderwoman Donna Braun, Alderman Mark Berube, City Clerk/ Treasurer Dan Quinn and City Attorney Luke Brown, as well as officials from Visoneco Site Development, for a groundbreaking event Friday at 600 River Road.
United Way of Greater Niagara will 'Go for the Goal' at Hard Rock, looking to reach campaign goal
Fri, Oct 20th 2017 07:35 pm
Representatives of the United Way of Greater Niagara held a press conference Friday morning to announce details of "Go for the Goal," a fundraiser the organization is holding Friday, Nov. 3, to help reach its campaign goal. The media gathering was held at the Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls USA - site of the benefit event.
Great Lakes Real Estate donates $1,000 to Niagara Hospice
Wed, Oct 18th 2017 12:25 pm
On Monday, Great Lakes Real Estate presented a check to Paul Beatty Jr. for Niagara Hospice. In addition to the cash donation, Great Lakes Real Estate also supports the Mighty Niagara Half Marathon.
Niagara University team wins $500,000 at 43North business competition
Fri, Oct 6th 2017 07:00 pm
A tech startup that features four Niagara University students and alumni among its employees was awarded $500,000 during Thursday night's 43North business plan competition.
A terra cotta twist on the mundane faculty mailbox
Thu, Oct 5th 2017 05:05 pm
Faculty mailboxes typically don't generate much excitement. But when they're in a building that's on the National Register of Historic Places, and that's home to an architecture school that has a reputation for "making," only the best, designed in-house, will do.
Niagara University team competing for $1 million 43North business plan prize
Wed, Sep 27th 2017 04:45 pm
A tech startup that features four Niagara University students and alumni among its employees will compete for $5 million in cash prizes during next week's 43North business plan competition.
Owner's dream comes true at Chantilly Rose
Sat, Sep 23rd 2017 07:00 am
In her high school years, Michele McCarthy had a dream to open a store on Center Street in Lewiston.
Cuomo announces grand-opening of new, $12.8 million Courtyard by Marriott in Niagara Falls
Thu, Sep 14th 2017 09:05 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Thursday announced the grand-opening of the new, $12.8 million Courtyard by Marriott Hotel at 900 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls.
Town of Lewiston takes no action on Rubino brothers PUD concept plan
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 11:10 pm
Town of Lewiston Supervisor Steve Broderick wasted no time Monday in telling a standing-room-only crowd inside Town Hall the Town Council would not vote on John and Joe Rubino's planned unit/urban development concept for Upper Mountain Road. Instead, "I want to listen to what everybody has to say ... and take it in," he said prior to the work session.
Niagara offers A to Z solution: County will make bid for Amazon's attention
Thu, Sep 7th 2017 08:25 pm
Niagara County economic development officials will pitch the county to global commerce giant Amazon as an optimal site to expand its entry into foreign markets and optimize legal free trade and international commerce opportunities in an era when multilateral trade treaties are undergoing increasing scrutiny at the federal level.
Steinjan family donates classic car show proceeds to Memorial Cardiac/Stroke Care unit
Thu, Aug 24th 2017 02:20 pm
The family of the late Robert O. Steinjan Sr. recently visited The Heart Center of Niagara at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center to present a donation of $8,100 in support of the hospital's new inpatient cardiac and stroke care unit. The gift represents proceeds from the second annual Robert O. Steinjan Sr. Memorial Car Show, held this summer at Hoover's Dairy Store in Sanborn.
Town of Niagara: Fashion Outlets welcomes donations for Boys & Girls Club
Fri, Aug 11th 2017 02:25 pm
Macerich's Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA is kicking off the back-to-school shopping season by hosting two initiatives to benefit the Niagara Falls Boys & Girls Club.
Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise and Clambake raises thousands for Niagara Hospice
Mon, Aug 7th 2017 03:00 pm
The 18th annual Jack Beatty Memorial Cruise and Clambake, held July 14, continued its tradition of lively entertainment, food and leisurely sailing, all to benefit Niagara Hospice patients. The event, now in its 18th year, raised funds to support the programs and services of Niagara Hospice. A skipper's check presentation will be in October at Niagara Hospice.
Niagara Hospice: Residential suites named for Paul R. Beatty Sr.
Wed, Aug 2nd 2017 11:20 pm
Niagara Hospice recently held a reception of staff, volunteers and close friends and family of Paul R. Beatty Sr. of Youngstown to reveal an unexpected, but much-deserved surprise for Mr. Beatty: The residential wing of Niagara Hospice House is now known as the Paul R. Beatty, Sr. Residential Suites in honor of the man who is commonly known as "the guy with the Hospice hat."
A good night's work: 6 nonprofits, 14 marketers, 24 hours, 32 projects part of JFG's 10th anniversary CreateAthon
Fri, Jul 28th 2017 05:25 pm
One week ago, J. Fitzgerald Group successfully closed its 10th-anniversary CreateAthon by producing 32 marketing and advertising projects for six regional charitable organizations over 24 hours.
Sheraton At The Falls earns TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 3rd year in a row
Thu, Jul 27th 2017 09:00 am
Sheraton At The Falls has announced it received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Now in its seventh year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned top traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodations, restaurants and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience.
Poloncarz: Bethlehem Steel agreement heralds new age for historic Lackawanna site
Wed, Jul 26th 2017 08:20 am
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined Tuesday by representatives from the Erie County Industrial Development Agency, the Empire State Development Corp., the City of Lackawanna, and Tecumseh Redevelopment Inc. along with numerous other officials and agencies, to announce Erie County's acquisition of 148 acres of industrial land at the former Bethlehem Steel site in Lackawanna.
Wegmans, Instacart to expand same-day grocery delivery to Western & Central New York
Wed, Jul 26th 2017 08:15 am
Instacart, the technology-driven, nationwide on-demand grocery delivery service, and Wegmans Food Markets will expand same-day grocery delivery service to Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse in August. The service allows Wegmans customers to complete their grocery shopping online, and have their orders delivered to their doors in as little as an hour.
Cuomo: Brine Wells Development selected as developer for Hotel Niagara
Tue, Jul 18th 2017 12:50 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday announced Brine Wells Development LLC has been chosen as the developer for the restoration of the historic Hotel Niagara in downtown Niagara Falls.
Happy anniversary to Mount St. Mary's Hospital & Catholic Health
Mon, Jul 10th 2017 04:45 pm
Leadership gathered on Monday for a celebration recognizing the second anniversary of Mount St. Mary's Hospital officially joining Catholic Health.
Bonds built at NCBA's 'Network Niagara' at BBC
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 06:15 pm
More than 30 local businesses were represented at the inaugural "Network Niagara" event held on Wednesday, June 21, at the new Brickyard Brewing Co. in Lewiston.
Days Inn At The Falls debuts 'Diamond Sky Floor'
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 07:50 pm
American Niagara Hospitality unveiled the next phase of work inside the Days Inn At The Falls on Thursday.
Lewiston Lions induct new member & club officers
Tue, Jun 20th 2017 03:55 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions recently welcomed their newest member, Lion Robert Nichols. He has been a member of the Lewiston community for more than 20 years, and has volunteered on various boards and service organizations, including the Lewiston Lions.
Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas: Pellicano's Marketplace June's 'Member of the Month'
Fri, Jun 16th 2017 04:25 pm
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas recently announced Pellicano's Marketplace as its "Member of the Month" for June.
Lumberjack's offers dockside views
Fri, Jun 9th 2017 03:05 pm
Lumberjack's Patio Grill is finding its niche along the Niagara River and drawing customers who love the food and the view.
Ortt announces $750,000 for former Summit Park Mall
Mon, Jun 5th 2017 05:40 pm
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, on Monday announced the approval of a $750,000 state grant for Big Thunder Brewing Co., which will be located in The Summit in Wheatfield.
Buffalo Niagara Sales & Marketing Executives installs officers for 2017-18
Thu, Jun 1st 2017 09:00 am
Nicole Meisenburg of Manzella Marketing has been elected president of Buffalo Niagara Sales & Marketing Executives. She succeeds Lisa Ettipio-Lauciello of Bryant & Stratton, who remains on the board of directors as immediate past president. Jill Pawlik, senior marketing manager at Uniland Development Co., has been named executive vice president.
Brickyard Brewing Co. set to become 'crown jewel of breweries'
Sat, May 20th 2017 08:00 am
The owners of Tin Pan Alley, The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q. and Center Cut have painstakingly built a modern-day masterpiece that's an homage to Lewiston's past and present - and unlike anything the village has seen in its storied 200-year history.
PHOTOS: Niagara Region tourism team recognized at 'Day of Appreciation'
Tue, May 16th 2017 02:00 pm
For the third year in a row, Destination Niagara USA (formerly the Niagara Tourism & Convention Corp.) welcomed all individuals working in the hospitality and tourism industry across Niagara County to a "Day of Appreciation."
REALTORS emeritus honored at annual luncheon
Sat, May 13th 2017 07:00 am
The local real estate community came to Grand Island last week to honor some of the industry's longest serving members.
Fantasy Island set to open May 13
Thu, May 4th 2017 06:00 pm
Fantasy Island has announced its 2017 season will begin Saturday, May 13. This year will be the first full season under the ownership of Apex Parks Group, which acquired the park last season from longtime owners Martin DiPietro and his family.
American Niagara Hospitality looks to build $70M project in downtown Niagara Falls, add 200-room luxury hotel & daredevil waterpark
Mon, May 1st 2017 08:00 pm
American Niagara Hospitality announced plans at the Niagara Falls City Council meeting on Monday for a "game-changing" development to be located at Niagara's premier location at Old Falls Street and Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino. ANH plans call for a $50-million, 200-room, upscale, all-suite hotel, along with a $20 million daredevil-themed waterpark.
Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours set to make a splash for 25th season
Thu, Apr 27th 2017 07:00 pm
As Canada prepares to celebrate its 150th birthday this summer, Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours will mark a significant milestone of its own: its 25th season taking passengers on action-packed rides through the whitewater of the Niagara River.
Buffalo Niagara Partnership announces strategic agreement with Hamilton Chamber of Commerce, Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce
Wed, Apr 26th 2017 05:15 pm
On Thursday, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, Western New York's regional chamber of commerce and privately funded economic development organization, announced strategic agreements with the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce at CanAm Now - the cross-border business development and current affairs forum.
Northwest to hold food drive
Fri, Apr 21st 2017 03:15 pm
The Northwest Bank branch on Grand Island Boulevard will hold a food drive as part of the company's community week activities April 24-28.
In Buffalo, Cuomo announces Western New York highlights of state budget
Tue, Apr 11th 2017 06:00 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday announced the Western New York highlights of the 2018 state budget, which builds on the state's fiscal discipline over the last six years while strengthening the middle class, reducing taxes and making smart investments in New York's future. For the seventh consecutive year, the budget is balanced and holds spending growth below 2 percent.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Nickel City Hardwood opens in brownstone office building
Sat, Apr 8th 2017 11:00 am
Great customer service doesn't hold hours of business, it's 24/7, said Eric Fiebelkorn, president of the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce, Saturday during a ribbon-cutting and grand opening for the newest Island business.
 

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