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NT Common Council welcomes new members
Fri, Feb 10th 2017 11:45 am
After a productive year in 2016, North Tonawanda residents should expect even more from the city this year, according to Mayor Arthur J. Pappas.
FERC approves National Fuel's $455 million Northern Access Pipeline Project
Mon, Feb 6th 2017 04:00 pm
Construction of National Fuel's Northern Access Pipeline Project has been approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Lewiston Mohawk Trail receives Greenway funding
Sat, Feb 4th 2017 07:00 am
On Tuesday, the Niagara River Greenway Host Communities Standing Committee unanimously approved a request for funding from the Town of Lewiston to complete the Mohawk Trail. The municipality will receive $13,958 for the project, which is expected to commence in 2018.
Rotary Club of Grand Island: Revived Undie Sunday extends for whole week
Sat, Feb 4th 2017 07:00 am
The Grand Island Rotary Club is reviving its Undie Sunday program of providing undergarments to the homeless and abused of Buffalo.
Grand Island Memorial Library: Island artist's work featured in show
Sat, Feb 4th 2017 07:00 am
The Grand Island Memorial Library is featuring an art show for the month of February.
Q&A: 'Grimm' star Elizabeth (Bitsie) Tulloch offers insight on the many faces of Juliette/Eve
Fri, Feb 3rd 2017 05:55 pm
How fitting is it that Bitsie Tulloch changed her name back to Elizabeth? This is an actress, after all, who has starred on "Grimm" as good Juliette, evil Juliette the Hexenbiest, Eve the badass, and now a hybrid of original Juliette and Eve.
Wheatfield firefighters deliver new hope with old gear
Fri, Feb 3rd 2017 11:15 am
After an eye-opening visit to rural Tennessee, a group of Wheatfield volunteer firefighters are spreading the word on how local companies can put their retired equipment toward a good cause.
Wheatfield Winterfest provides family-friendly activities to residents
Fri, Feb 3rd 2017 11:10 am
Despite warmer-than usual weather last Saturday, Town of Wheatfield Recreation Director said the second Wheatfield Winterfest was a big hit among residents.
Lions storm back against the Lumberjacks, sweep season series
Thu, Feb 2nd 2017 07:35 pm
In front of a loud crowd inside the "Lion's Den" at Lockport High School, the Lions defeated the first-place North Tonawanda Lumberjacks 61-51. With the win, Lockport sweeps the season series with North Tonawanda. The Lions are the only Niagara Frontier League team to beat NT twice.
Niagara Falls: 914th Airlift Wing welcomes first KC-135 for its new mission
Thu, Feb 2nd 2017 06:10 pm
Elected officials and community leaders gathered at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station Thursday morning to help celebrate the arrival of the first KC-135 Stratotanker to the 914th Airlift Wing.
Take a video tour of the new Lewiston-Porter High School
Wed, Feb 1st 2017 09:10 pm
It was a community celebration on Tuesday, as the Lewiston-Porter School District unveiled the signature piece of its $26 million districtwide capital improvement project at a ribbon-cutting ceremony held in the high school's new glass-enclosed atrium.
Lockport defeats Niagara Falls in rematch
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 09:15 pm
In front of a modest crowd inside the "Wolvearena" at Niagara Falls High School, the Lockport Lions defeated the Wolverines, 58-53, on Saturday. The Lions lost the first time the two teams met, 64-43, so the win gives the teams a split of their season series.
North Tonawanda powers past Niagara-Wheatfield for season sweep
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 10:35 am
In front of a packed crowd at North Tonawanda High School on Friday, the Lumberjacks defeated the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons, 76-37. The win gives the Lumberjacks a season-sweep of the Falcons, as the Jacks won the first outing by a score of 72-34.
Niagara Trail Project becoming a reality
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 07:00 am
It's been a long time in progress, but, in coming years, if all goes as planned, local residents and visitors will be able to experience the scenic beauty of the Niagara River gorge like never before.
State aid sought for brewery, restaurant at former Summit Mall
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 04:15 pm
The Town of Wheatfield may soon apply for a state grant to provide aid to the company Big Thunder Brewing Co. in constructing a brewery and restaurant at the former Summit Mall.
Residents threaten Wheatfield with lawsuits
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 04:10 pm
More than 20 notices of claim have been filed by North Tonawanda residents against the Town of Wheatfield, each for $60 million, accusing the town of neglecting to remove toxic waste from the Niagara Sanitation Landfill site.
Record-setting Island rower heading to Boston University
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 04:10 pm
Sophia Castillo recently joined a growing list of Grand Island female athletes who have committed to compete in college athletics next year.
Grand Island Board of Education: School lunch program heading in right direction, trustees told
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 04:05 pm
Changing the negative perception of school lunches is one of the goals of the Grand Island Central School District food services department, Board of Education trustees were told Monday.
Grand Island doctor creates GI Challenge, a new fundraiser for Children's Hospital
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 04:00 pm
Dr. Stacey Watt of Grand Island was walking through the new John R. Oishei Children's Hospital in Buffalo recently, inspecting the new rooms under construction, and saw rooms designated as having been funded by physicians, medical groups or private donors.
VIDEO: Cuomo in Niagara Falls to cut ribbon on DoubleTree Hotel
Mon, Jan 23rd 2017 08:10 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday announced the grand opening of the new, $37 million DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton in downtown Niagara Falls. The project, which included the demolition of a portion of the former Fallside Hotel and Conference Center, along with the renovation of a four-story section of the building, connects to a newly constructed nine-story tower.
Niagara Falls survives North Tonawanda comeback to split season series
Sat, Jan 21st 2017 10:10 am
The Niagara Falls High School Wolverines survived a comeback from the North Tonawanda High School Lumberjacks, in front of a loud crowd at the "Wolvearena" on Friday. The 52-50 win gives the Wolverines a season-split, as the Jacks won the first outing by a 42-37 score.
Village of Lewiston Board tables plaza exterior vote, sets public hearing for Fairchild project
Sat, Jan 21st 2017 07:00 am
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston on Tuesday declined to vote on proposed exterior colors and materials that Ellicott Development intends to use for its 4.1-acre mixed-use plaza.
Nearly $25,000 raised for Lewiston Police Department 'Invest in a Vest' campaign
Sat, Jan 21st 2017 07:00 am
On Tuesday, the Lewiston Police Department recognized the efforts of two special women who went that extra mile over past months in their concern for the men and women of law enforcement who serve the Lewiston community.
Pints for Progress No. 20 at Hard Rock
Sat, Jan 21st 2017 07:00 am
#LiveNF and Niagara Falls Community Development invite readers to partake in NF Pints for Progress No. 20, taking place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls USA, 333 Prospect St., Niagara Falls.
Grand Island Town Board: Town receives $67K from cable company
Sat, Jan 21st 2017 07:00 am
Newfound money has walked its way into Grand Island Town Hall.
Like father, like son: Niagara-Wheatfield's Bradberry succeeding at the varsity level
Fri, Jan 20th 2017 04:00 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield's Jalen Bradberry could play up to five years as a varsity athlete.
Town of Niagara: Board appoints consultant for townwide comprehensive plan
Fri, Jan 20th 2017 11:10 am
The town board voted in favor of appointed Steinmetz Planning Group as the lead consultant in the development of a townwide comprehensive plan Tuesday night.
NT: Brown takes on city attorney position
Fri, Jan 20th 2017 11:05 am
North Tonawanda officially has a new city attorney.
Martino & Bradberry lead Wheatfield comeback over Lewiston-Porter
Sat, Jan 14th 2017 12:40 pm
In front of a packed house at Lewiston-Porter High School on Friday, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons defeated the Lew-Port Lancers by a score of 65-62.
Collesano, Broderick and co. discuss town tax
Sat, Jan 14th 2017 07:05 am
Village of Lewiston Mayor Terry Collesano expressed concern last week over the re-enacted Town of Lewiston town tax. He suggested some residents might not be aware of their new obligation.
Village of Lewiston: Planning Board approves Fairchild second submission, 'Paladino Plaza' exterior
Sat, Jan 14th 2017 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Planning Commission on Monday unanimously approved a second submission from Orchard Park developer James Jerge for his 765 Fairchild Place proposal, and members approved Ellicott Development CEO William Paladino's exterior plan for his multiuse plaza.
Town of Lewiston reorganizes for 2017
Sat, Jan 14th 2017 07:00 am
Without much fanfare, the Town of Lewiston officially set 2017 in motion with its annual reorganization meeting on Monday.
Getting down to business: YBPA recognizes members, plans for the future
Sat, Jan 14th 2017 07:00 am
It was an appreciation for the past and present, and optimism for the future, as the Youngstown Business and Professional Association got "down to business" with its annual membership meeting, held Tuesday at the Mug and Musket Tavern.
PHOTOS: Casa Antica debuts new lounge
Fri, Jan 13th 2017 11:05 pm
Everybody and their brother was at the debut of the Casa Lounge, the new bar and night spot located adjacent to Casa Antica.
Wheatfield Winterfest slated for Jan. 28
Fri, Jan 13th 2017 06:00 pm
Family and friends will have a chance to participate in a slew of activities at the second annual Wheatfield Winterfest, to be held from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Wheatfield Town Hall Complex.
Tech Wars: VCMS, GIHS both take down titles at NCCC technology competition
Fri, Jan 13th 2017 06:00 pm
Grand Island Central School District students continued their domination in technology competition Wednesday by winning the 21st annual Tech Wars competition at Niagara County Community College.
Village of Lewiston has questions about town tax
Sat, Jan 7th 2017 07:00 am
At Monday's municipal work session, Village of Lewiston Mayor Terry Collesano called into question tax bills received from the Town of Lewiston.
Grand Island Town Board: Marston named chairman of Planning Board
Sat, Jan 7th 2017 07:00 am
Monday's Grand Island Town Board reorganization meeting included the appointment of Pete Marston to the town's Planning Board for a one-year term.
Jewel headlines Hallmark mystery movie, Fallsview Casino concert
Thu, Jan 5th 2017 03:25 pm
It's hard to imagine Jewel Kilcher foresaw becoming the globally successful multimedia superstar she is today.
2016 - The Year In Sentinel Covers
Sat, Dec 31st 2016 07:00 am
What follows is a brief recap of our staff's favorite prominent news stories, and images of past Sentinel covers, encapsulating major events and trends in northern Niagara.