Oneida Indian Nation to Host Grand Opening Press Conference for The Cove at Sylvan Beach, Central New York’s Newest Vacation Destination 

Tuesday, June 28 at 10:00 a.m.


  • On Tuesday, June 28, the Oneida Indian Nation will host a press conference for the highly-anticipated grand opening of The Cove at Sylvan Beach, Central New York’s newest lakeside vacation destination. Property tours for media will be available.
  • The Cove features 70 two- and three-bedroom cottages featuring full eat-in kitchens, gas grills, fire pits, and other amenities. Each cottage rental also includes a personal pontoon boat and dedicated boat slip, allowing guests to explore Oneida Lake.
  • The Cove’s flagship store and café Sylvan Beach Supply Co. features a wide selection of lake activity rentals, a sweet and savory menu of sandwiches, quick bites and incredible ice cream offerings, plus, everything guests need to enjoy summertime in Upstate New York. Sylvan Beach Supply Co. is also home to one of the largest candy walls in Upstate New York with a literal TON of candy.


  • Ray Halbritter, Oneida Indian Nation Representative and Oneida Nation Enterprises CEO
  • Anthony Picente, Oneida County Executive
  • Joseph Griffo, New York State Senator
  • Hon. Richard Sullivan, Mayor of Sylvan Beach
  • Brian Cohan, Principle, Benchmark Development


  • Grand Opening Press Conference
  • Tuesday, June 28, 2022
  • Event begins at 10:00 a.m.
  • Media must arrive by 9:30 a.m. (there will be designated media parking)


  • The Cove at Sylvan Beach
  • 750 Pioneer Ave
  • Sylvan Beach, NY


  • Media interested in attending must contact Kelly Abdo, Director of Public Relations in advance to request credentials: kabdo@oneida-nation.org.