Jan 21

Southtowns Radiology invests nearly $1 Million in Imaging Upgrades for Patients in Hamburg and Orchard Park

State-of-the-art PET/CT scanner, ultrasound units, and DXA scanners added to outpatient portfolios, and accompany enhancements to breast imaging services and picture archiving systems. HAMBURG, NY January 21, 2022 – Southtowns Radiology ended a strong year and welcomed 2022 with several technology and equipment upgrades, including new medical imaging scanners and software enhancements. The investments, which Read More

Jan 13

Penn Dixie Becomes Charter Member of NY State Geological Trail

Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Nature Reserve is thrilled to share some unanticipated news out of Albany: we’ve been designated as a charter member of a new state geological trail. An early Christmas present to science and nature enthusiasts, NYS Assembly Bill A04328A was signed by Governor Hochul on December 22, 2021. The act “Provides Read More

Jan 11


Funds Allocated for New State of the Art Digital Scoreboard  HAMBURG, NY (January 11, 2022) – The Hamburg Alumni Foundation has recently made their largest single donation to the Hamburg Central School District; $285,000 for a new state of the art scoreboard to be installed at Howe Field located at Division Street in Hamburg. The Read More

Jan 3


January 3, 2022 – Tonawanda, NY. – Fresh food, healthy choices and friendly service has become the foundation of success for Co-owners of Rachels Mediterranean Grill. With a number of new locations planned, their newest restaurant, (currently under construction), is located at 3589 Delaware Ave. near Sheridan Drive. It’s the latest example of a strong, Read More

Dec 10

The Fairgrounds Festival of Lights Hosting Contactless Food Drive to “Shine a light on Hunger” This Holiday Season

HAMBURG, NEW YORK – The Fairgrounds Festival of Lights have teamed up with FeedMore WNY to Shine A Light on Hunger. Our hope is that we can come together as a community to help our neighbors in need during this unique time. For two nights, Friday December 10th and Saturday, December 11th, bring your non Read More

Dec 3

Santa Claus to Arrive by Train On Saturday (Hamburg)

Hamburg, New York – Santa Claus will make his way to the Village of Hamburg’s historic Erie Railroad Depot (Artcraft Toy Trains) at the corner of Scott and Union Streets by train this Saturday, December 4, 2021.  St. Nick will arrive at between 9-9:30am aboard a train pulled by a vintage 1950s era diesel locomotive. Santa will then Read More

Dec 1

Fairgrounds Festival of Lights Drive Thru Flips The Switch Tonight at 5:00pm

WHAT: Gates open to the Fairgrounds Festival of Lights Drive Thru WHO: Fairgrounds Team Members, Winners of the Great Christmas Light Fight WHEN: Wednesday, December 1st TIME: Gates open at 5pm, Gates close at 9pm WHERE: Erie County Fairgrounds HAMBURG, NEW YORK – Tonight, the switch will be flipped on to illuminate more than one Read More

Nov 18

Town of Hamburg seeds local startup incubator, Pitch Hamburg through $200,000 ARPA Grant

Hamburg, NY, – The Hamburg Town Board unanimously approved $200,000 in funding through the American Recovery Plan Act (ARPA) to ignite Hamburg’s startup business community. “I think this is a great idea; I’m excited for Hamburg to be part of the venture startup community,” said Hamburg Town board Member, Shawn Connolly as he reviewed the Read More

Nov 17

The Fairgrounds Festival of Lights Drive Thru Adds City of Lights Home Decorating Competition

HAMBURG, NEW YORK – The Fairgrounds Festival of Lights is excited to be bringing holiday spirit with the return of the drive through this year, but is also looking to highlight the creativity and imagination of our friends and neighbors in the southtowns. The inaugural “City of Lights” Home Decorating Competition will showcase families that Read More

Nov 9

Jennifer Gunia from Harmonia Care receives Meritorious Service Award

Derby, NY…Harmonia Collaborative Care’s Jennifer Gunia, Senior Services Coordinator, received Network in Aging’s Dr. Evan Calkins Award for Meritorious Service. The award is presented each year to an individual who has made a special contribution to the field of aging or long-term care. This year’s award was presented to Jennifer at Network in Aging’s Annual Read More

Nov 4

Horton Law has been named by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® to its “Best Law Firms” 2022 list for Employment Law

Orchard Park, NY – Horton Law has been named by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® to its “Best Law Firms” 2022 list for Employment Law – Management. The Firm is listed in Tier 1 in the Buffalo, New York area. This is the firm’s 5th consecutive year being listed in “Best Law Firms” since Attorney Read More

Nov 3

Hops ‘N Rocks: A Virtual Benefit for Penn Dixie

The Board of Directors of the Hamburg Natural History Society, Inc., operators of Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Nature Reserve, is proud to host Hops ‘N Rocks’ Virtual Gala at 7 pm on Thursday November 11. The event features the Gordon C. Baird Visionary Award presentation to long-time Penn Dixie volunteer Mark Yetter, special guest Read More

Nov 3

The Fairgrounds Festival of Lights Drive Thru Carload Admission On Sale Now

HAMBURG, NEW YORK – Carload admission for the Fairgrounds Festival of Lights Drive Thru are now on sale.  This year tickets will be sold online at www.FairgroundsHoliday.com.  New this year, guests must select the night they would like to visit when buying the ticket online.  There will be a limited number of tickets available each Read More

Oct 26

Town of Hamburg Awarded $450,000 For Small Businesses

Hamburg, NY, – Hamburg Town Board Member Beth Farrell and Hamburg Development Corporation Director Sean Doyle announce that the Town has been appointed as grantor of  Community Development Block Grant CARES Act funding through New York State Department of Housing and Community Renewal. The Town received $450,000 to help small businesses prevent, prepare for, and respond Read More

Oct 19

Ten Lives Club to Host Fall Fest at Woodlawn Beach

Blasdell, NY- – Ten Lives Club Cat Adoption Group is hosting a “Fall Fest” on October 30, 2021 from 11am to 4pm. The event will be held at the Sole at Woodlawn Beach located at 3580 Lake Shore Road, Blasdell, NY 14219. In addition to cats up for adoption, there will be dogs up for Read More

Oct 14

Graycliff Plans in-person Fundraising Event at the Roycroft Inn with Exciting Online Auction Anyone Can Bid On!

September 28, 2021 Contact: Anna Kaplan, Executive Graycliff Celebrate Graycliff 2021 is October 21, 2021 and Requires Proof of Vaccination (Derby, NY) Graycliff’s annual fundraiser dinner, Celebrate Graycliff, is back in person this year and scheduled for the evening of Oct. 21st at The Roycroft Inn in East Aurora. The in-person fundraising event will require Read More

Oct 7


HISTORIC STEAM LOCOMOTIVE RETURNS TO WNY THIS WEEKEND FOR SCENIC FALL FOLIAGE TRIPS Tourist Railroad to Run Steam & Diesel-Powered Trips During October on Rails South of Buffalo Hamburg, New York – The nostalgic sounds of a train whistle and “chug, chug, chug” of a vintage steam locomotive will be heard once again in Hamburg, New York Read More

Oct 5

Help Blow Out the Candles at Graphic-Poetry Grand Opening

Celebrating Three Years and Expanded Footprint in Hamburg’s Cobblestone Suites Hamburg, NY – Graphic-Poetry is pleased to announce the upcoming grand opening festivities October 21, 2021 in Hamburg’s Cobblestone Suites. Guests are cordially invited from 5-8PM in the newly expanded Suite 201 facing Buffalo Street, to enjoy Graphic-Poetry’s birthday theme extravaganza. The official ribbon cutting Read More

Sep 30

Andrew Hoak, PE, PG, Promoted to Lead Environmental Services at DuBois & King

Contact: Melissa Stephen, Director of Business Development, DuBois & King, [email protected], 802-728-3376 Andrew Hoak, PE, PG, Promoted to Lead Environmental Services at DuBois & King Andrew Hoak, PE, PG, has been promoted to Director of DuBois & King’s Environmental Services Division. Andy, who also leads DuBois & King’s Hamburg office, is a hydrogeologist and civil Read More

Sep 28


Buffalo, NY – Special Olympics New York today opened student registration for its first-ever Cool School Polar Plunge, an entire day dedicated to Western New York students who commit to raising funds for local Special Olympics athletes by plunging into the cold water at Woodlawn Beach State Park Friday, Dec. 3. First Student will award Read More

Sep 9


Hamburg, NY – The Board of Directors and staff of the Erie County Agricultural Society are pleased to announce that the promise to allocate a portion of the ticket sales from the 2021 Erie County Fair to FeedMore WNY resulted in a donation of $64,763.00. This monetary donation will be used to support the many Read More

Sep 8

Tour Divisions of Niagara Scenic Tours rebrand to become Scenic Excursions

One Premier Travel Company Focused on the Future BUFFALO, NY —September 8, 2021 Niagara Scenic Tours, a local motorcoach company servicing transportation and travel needs, announced that they have rebranded their three regional tour divisions. The formerly known tour divisions, Know How Tours, Covered Wagon Tours and Bradford Travel have rebranded to become Scenic Excursions. Read More

Sep 7

Scouting Rocks! Returns to Penn Dixie

Our free day for scouts is back! Join us Saturday September 18 from 9 am to 3 pm for Scouting Rocks! at Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Nature Reserve in Hamburg. The program includes a short guided tour, fossil collecting, the use of basic fossil collecting tools, and a free commemorative patch for the first Read More

Aug 25

Scott P. Horton Ranked Among Top 50 in Upstate New York Super Lawyers List

Orchard Park, NY – Scott P. Horton, labor & employment attorney and founder of Horton Law PLLC, has been recognized as one of the Top 50 Upstate New York attorneys in 2021 by Super Lawyers. This is Scott’s 9th consecutive year being listed by Super Lawyers, and first receiving the Top 50 designation. “I was, Read More

Aug 11

Gates to 181st Erie County Fair Open Wednesday, August11th At Noon

WHAT:            Opening Ceremony of the 181st Erie County Fair WHO:              Erie County Fair Representatives; Announcement of the 2021 Ultimate Fairgoer; Introduction of Scholarship Winners, National Anthem performed by the Erie County Fair Marching Band, remarks from Assemblyman Rivera and Fireworks WHEN:           Wednesday, August 11th TIME:             11:15p – Game Inspection 11:40a – Opening Ceremony; Fireworks at Noon Noon – Gates Open WHERE:         Historic McKinley Gate, McKinley Parkway, Read More