Oct 3

Grand Opening of New Location for Stationery Boutique in the Village of Hamburg

Hamburg, NY – The grand opening celebration of the new location for Graphic-Poetry, a boutique stationery shop and invitation design studio, at 38 Main Street in the Village of Hamburg, is scheduled for Friday, October 8th, from 5pm to 8pm, and Saturday, October 7th, from 10am to 5pm. The celebration will start with a ribbon Read More

Sep 23


Today at a noon-time press conference, city of Lackawanna Mayor Annette Iafallo and Douglas Jemal, President and Founder of Douglas Development, jointly announced that Douglas has been named as Lackawanna’s designated developer for a $35 million mixed-use project planned for 539 Ridge Road in the city’s Second Ward, which will feature 160 market rate apartments Read More

Sep 12


Buffalo, NY – Special Olympics NY will once again be taking on the chilly waters of Lake Erie to raise funds and awareness for the local Athletes of Special Olympics New York. The two day Buffalo Polar Plunge, presented by Towne Automotive Group is designed to bring thousands together for one reason: inclusion. Friday, December Read More

Sep 8

People Inc. Interviewing for Staff Members During Open Interview Events Dedicated employees needed to support individuals with disabilities

People Inc., Western New York’s largest and most experienced health and human services agency, is now hiring and training full- and part-time employees. Open Interview Events will be held on Tuesday, September 20, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 17 Park Place, Silver Creek and on Thursday, September 29 at People Inc. Orchard Senior Read More

Sep 2

SRCC Organizational Announcement

Hamburg, NY – On Monday, August 29, the Southtowns Regional Chamber of Commerce learned of a misappropriation of funds within the organization.  Immediately an emergency meeting of the Board of Directors was called during which it was voted unanimously to terminate the Chamber’s Executive Director and name Jamie Decker as our Interim Executive Director.  We Read More

Aug 23

NFMMC, Southtowns Radiology partner to bring high-quality diagnostic imaging to Niagara County

HAMBURG, NY August 23, 2022 – Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announces a new partnership with Southtowns Radiology Associates, LLC, one of Western New York’s leading medical imaging and diagnostic radiology groups. The partnership, which will take effect in early September, allows Southtowns Radiology to support the diagnostic imaging needs of Memorial patients at the Read More

Aug 19

Record Amount of Canned Food Collected on Opening Day 96 Thousand Pounds of Food Collected in 9 Hour Drive

HAMBURG, NEW YORK – All the canned food items have been counted and weighed.  This year we collected a grand total of 96,555 lbs. for FeedMore WNY !  Our largest, single day food collection.  What an incredible outcome! From 2013 to 2019, the average total was 46,000 lbs. “FeedMore WNY is beyond grateful to the Read More

Aug 18

Scott Horton has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2023 for Employment Law – Management. His 10th consecutive year receiving this recognition.

Orchard Park, NY – Scott P. Horton, a labor & employment attorney at Horton Law PLLC, has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2023 for Employment Law – Management. This is Scott’s 10th consecutive year receiving this recognition. “It is always a high privilege to be acknowledged by my peers for Read More

Aug 12

People Inc. Announces 2023 Retirement of President and CEO

After eight years leading People Inc., President and CEO Rhonda Frederick announced she will retire in April 2023. Frederick ’s retirement plans will bring to a close a remarkable career of 43 years of service at People Inc. “Rhonda’s contributions over her career have been extraordinary, not only to People Inc., but to the fields Read More

Aug 10

Harmonia Collaborative Care is hosting a CarePanion Open House

Harmonia Collaborative Care is hosting a CarePanion Open House for caregivers or individuals interested in learning more about the senior care program and for the rewarding and flexible job opportunities available. CarePanions provide in-home, non-medical support for seniors with the goal of keeping them independent in their homes. Open House Tuesday, August 16, 2022 3pm Read More

Aug 10

Gates to the 182nd Erie County Fair Open Wednesday, August 10th at 11am

WHAT           Opening Ceremony of the Erie County Fair WHO              Erie County Fair Representatives, Commissioner Ball from NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarcz, 2022 Ultimate Fairgoer, 2022 Scholarship Recipients, Erie County Fair All Star Band, Fireworks, Erie County Sheriff’s Flyover WHEN           Wednesday, August 10th WHERE         Historic McKinley Gate, McKinley Parkway, Hamburg Read More

Aug 9

Randolph Academy adds Garaas-Johnson as Director of Curriculum and Special Education

RANDOLPH, N.Y. — Aug. 9, 2022 — Randolph Academy, which supports, empowers and educates children in grades K-12 with emotional and mental health disabilities, has hired Dr. Kristin Garaas-Johnson as its new Director of Curriculum and Special Education. She joins the two-campus district having most recently served as Principal and Supervisor of the LoGuidice Educational Read More

Aug 4

The Southtowns Regional Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Celebration makes its return, celebrating local businesses that improve and invigorate the Southtowns Community.

For Immediate Release:  August 4, 2022 Hamburg, NY – After a brief hiatus, The Southtowns Regional Chamber of Commerce is bringing back their annual Member Recognition Reception. Chamber members nominated local businesses that best accomplish the characterization of each award category; Impact, Innovation, Community Involvement, Non-Profit of the Year, and Business of the Year.  Voting Read More

Aug 4

Time to “Roll Out The Barrel” On the 2022 Erie County Fair “Best In Show” Cider

This Event is Free & Open to the Public WHAT: The Best in Show Cider will be featured and sampled. WHO: Winning Brewer Patrick McPartland of Kenmore, NY Phil Gigliotti, Cider Maker and Brand Ambassadors from Buffalo Cider Hall Erie County Fair representatives WHEN: Thursday, August 4, 5-7pm (Keg to be tapped around 5:30p) WHERE: Read More

Jul 19

Free Hot Dogs to Everyone! Rayzor’s Dawg House in Eden New York we are so excited to be Celebrating National Hot Dog Day

Here at Rayzor’s Dawg House in Eden New York we are so excited to be Celebrating National Hot Dog Day tomorrow Wednesday July 20th, 2021 Please HELP a SMALL BUSINESS spread the Good word to your audience. 1 FREE Hot Dog to EVERYONE only @ RAYZOR’S DAWG HOUSE, EDEN N.Y. Any additional Hot Dogs will Read More

Jul 13

Time to Sample Best In Show Two Separate Sampling Events are Free & Open to the Public

HAMBURG, NY – The Best in Show Winning entries from both the homebrew competition and the cider competition will be ready for you to sample in a couple weeks. The keg will be officially tapped on the 2022 Erie County Fair Craft Beer during a free community celebration from 5:00-7:00pm at Hamburg Brewing Company, 6553 Read More

Jul 7


In-Person Adoption Events to Take Place at Local PetSmart Stores July 11 – 17 July 7, 2022-Buffalo, NY — Each year, more than five million pets enter animal shelters in need of loving homes. Ten Lives Club is proud to partner with PetSmart Charities® to bring adoptable pets to PetSmart in support of National Adoption Read More

Jul 7

The Burger is Back! Hamburg Water Tower Project ramps up fundraising efforts after a brief hiatus.

Hamburg, NY – THE BURGER IS BACK – well, painting the Town of Hamburg water tower to look like a hamburger that is! After a 2-year pandemic hiatus, the Hamburger Water Tower Project is  re-launching its fundraising efforts at the annual BurgerFest on Saturday, July 16th from 11:30 AM – 7 PM in the Village Read More

Jul 6

Nominations for the 2022 Ultimate Fairgoer Now Being Accepted Annual Honor Bestowed On An Individual Who Lives & Breathes the Erie County Fair

HAMBURG, NEW YORK – Are you or someone you know deserving of the title of the greatest “Fair Fan” in Western New York? The Erie County Fair is now accepting nominations for someone to be named the 2022 Ultimate Fairgoer. Established in 2005, the Erie County Fair’s Ultimate Fairgoer honor is bestowed each year on Read More

Jun 30

The Best 12 Days of Summer are just 6 weeks away. Admission tickets will go on sale starting July 1st at ECFair.org.

As in 2021, adult admission tickets are $13.50 when purchased online (no additional fees).  Kids 12 & under receive free admission every day.  For 2022, admission tickets will be available at the gate for $15.00 available only with a credit card, cash will not be accepted at the gate.  Parking will be free (on lots Read More

Jun 28


June 27, 2022 – Amherst, NY. – Work is well underway at Sweet Home Central Schools, where Concept Construction Corp has been selected to provide general construction services for (7) buildings within the school’s system.  As a prime General Contractor, Concept Construction is overseeing the planned work, including the complete reconstruction of the sport’s locker Read More

Jun 22

182nd Erie County Fair to Honor Firefighters, Veterans, and Active Military Public Invited to Nominate Firefighters and Servicemembers

HAMBURG, NEW YORK – The Erie County Fair will honor firefighters, veterans and active military daily this August.  In addition to the traditional daily Flag Retreat Ceremony honoring a veteran or active-duty military member, there will be a firefighter honored daily in the all-new Firefighter Honoree Ceremony.  These daily honorees will be chosen from nominations by Read More

Jun 6

PITCH Hamburg Names Annamaria Masucci As Its Executive Director

Masucci brings nearly 20 years of economic development, nonprofit, entrepreneurship, sales, and marketing experience to the role Hamburg, NY – Today, the PITCH Hamburg Board of Directors announced the hiring of Annamaria Masucci as its Executive Director. PITCH Hamburg is a nonprofit organization that supports the creation of new small businesses that add to the Read More

Jun 1

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack Announces Food System Transformation Framework

Location: usda.gov/live Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 Time: 11:30 AM ET You’re invited to join Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack for a livestream event to announce USDA’s framework for shoring up the food supply chain and transforming the food system to be fairer, more competitive, and more resilient. USDA efforts to create more and better markets Read More

Jun 1

The Erie County Fair Is Where Competition Lives! 2022 Exhibit Information & Deadlines Now Online

HAMBURG, NY – The Erie County Fair is where competition lives! We love to compete! Spirited competition among peers is at the heart of the fair experience. Who has the best photograph? Best jam? Biggest stalk of corn? How about the best quilt?   Floral Display, Woodcarving?…and more.  Annually the Erie County Fair offers a chance Read More