Nov 26

Tree Lighting, Fireworks & Santa to Kick off the 15th Annual Fairgrounds Festival of Lights (Hamburg)

WHAT:  Tree Lighting, Fireworks Display and Opening Night of the 15th Annual Fairgrounds Festival of Lights, Hamburg WHO:    Santa Claus WHEN:  Friday, November 29th TIME:    Gates Open at 5pm; Tree Lighting & firework display at 6:15p. WHERE: Erie County Fairgrounds, Hamburg HAMBURG, NEW YORK – This Friday, November 29th, the switch will be flipped to Read More

Nov 26

Stall applications for the upcoming 2020 season at Buffalo Raceway are now available through several different sources.

HAMBURG, N.Y. — Stall applications for the upcoming 2020 season at Buffalo Raceway are now available through several different sources. Applications have been mailed out and can also be obtained at or picked up at the Western New York Harness Horsemen’s Association office located at Batavia Downs. Deadline to return the form is Friday, December Read More

Nov 20

The Fairgrounds Festival of Lights, the Region’s Largest Holiday Festival Begins Friday, November 29th

HAMBURG, NEW YORK – Friday, November 29th, the switch will be flipped to illuminate more than one million lights as the Fairgrounds Festival of Lights opens its 15th season. This time-honored, Western New York holiday tradition takes place at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg. The 2019 Fairgrounds Festival of Lights will be open for Read More

Nov 19


November 14, 2019– West Seneca, NY.   CPI Process Systems, (Valve Automation & Control Specialist), has selected Concept Construction Corp. to be their Construction Manager overseeing the complete construction of their new warehouse and administrative office space located at 2900 North America Drive, West Seneca NY.  Having outgrown their existing space, this new facility is more Read More

Nov 12

Santa Express Train Rides Scheduled for the Holidays- Nov. 30th

Santa Claus to Arrive by Train Hamburg, New York – Santa Claus will make his way to the Village of Hamburg’s historic Erie Railroad Depot at the corner of Scott and Union Streets by train on Saturday, November 30th.  St. Nick will arrive at 9:30am aboard a train pulled by a vintage 1950s era diesel Read More

Nov 6

Southtown Audio Video Celebrate 35-Years in an Industry that is Always Changing

Hamburg, NY: Southtown Audio Video (SAV) headquartered at 75 Lake Street, is celebrating 35 years of business success on November 14th, 2019, with an Open House from 4 pm to 9 pm. Now a second-generation company, SAV, has grown to a 1.4-million-dollar company in both the commercial and residential audio-visual market across Western New York. Read More

Nov 6


October 17th 2019 – Amherst, New York – The tradition continues.   “Chefs On the Go” served its first plate of their World Famous Spaghetti Parm at its newly opened location on Sheridan Drive in Amherst. Complete with fireworks and plenty of fanfare, “Chef’s On the Go” opened as planned on National Pasta Day.  Concept Construction Read More

Oct 25

Special Train Excursion to Honor Veterans & First Responders

Special Train Excursion to Honor Veterans & First Responders Hamburg, New York – The Buffalo, Cattaraugus & Jamestown Scenic Railway in Hamburg will be honoring our local heroes this November. As a way to say “thank you,” veterans and first responders will be able to purchase tickets for these special train rides at a 50% Read More

Oct 18


Enjoy a great meal and help keep a child warm this winter!  Dine at JP Fitzgerald’s,  4236 Clark Street, Hamburg, NY, on Thursday, November 7, 2019 and the restaurant will donate 15% of all lunch and dinner proceeds to the Rotary Club of Hamburg’s Warm the Children Program.  Reservations are recommended by calling 649.4025. Sponsored and coordinated Read More

Oct 3

“Steam Up” of Historic Railroad Locomotive In Advance of Weekend Trips Through the Southtowns

Crews will be preparing a vintage 1920s steam locomotive for a series of weekend fall foliage train rides. The engine is one of North America’s only “traveling” steam locomotives that visits communities across the Northeast United States. “Steam Up” includes watering and initial firing of locomotive. WHO:             The Buffalo, Cattaraugus & Jamestown Railroad & Scott Read More