Nov 24

Village of Hamburg Businesses Reinvent Green Friday

In a year like no other, local Hamburg Village retailers are expanding their annual Green Friday event form one day to the entire Holiday Season! VBAC Green Season Press Release

Oct 23

Brenda Babe Bridal Celebrates Anniversary with New Collections and Exciting Promotion

East Aurora, NY, October 23, 2020 – Brenda Babe Bridal, located at 695 Main Street (rear) in East Aurora, pleased to make some exciting announcements in celebration of the shoppe’s two-year anniversary. The shoppe, which features wedding dresses “for the uniquely fabulous bride-to-be”, focuses on celebrating the “inner babe” of the clients it serves Read More

Oct 22

Leading the Way by Sponsoring Cannabinoid Research

SunFlora Inc./ Your CBS Store doubles down on customer reaction research. SunFlora, the international CBD store brand, has announced that they are incorporating a Research Division in their multi-tiered approach to their hemp and cannabidnod science enterprise. SunFlora- Press Release- Validcare  

Oct 21

Randolph Academy Names Gray as New Director of Curriculum and Instruction

23-year education veteran brings extensive teaching and administrative experience to role RANDOLPH, N.Y. — (OCT. 21, 2020) — The Randolph Academy, which supports, empowers and educates children with various emotional and mental health disabilities from its campuses in Randolph and Hamburg, N.Y., has appointed Theresa L. Gray as its new Director of Curriculum and Instruction. Read More

Oct 13

WNY Medium-Sized Companies eagerly adding staff to satisfy demand

Empress Employment is holding a drive thru job fair on October 22, 2020 from noon -2pm. They have over 50 positions to fill at 28 medium sized companies. Read the full press release for more information on the current employment landscape. Express PR Survey 10-9-20 JM

Oct 2

The Fairgrounds Festival of Lights will return, 2020 Style

HAMBURG, NEW YORK – The Erie County Agricultural Society is excited to announce that the Fairgrounds Festival of Lights will return, 2020 Style.  Three major adjustments to the Event include  (1) the Event will be strictly a drive through (guests must stay in their vehicles), (2) admission tickets must be purchased in advance (tickets will Read More

Sep 10

Help Shelter Cats Get Their “Holiday Wish”

Blasdell, NY – – Has your feline friend changed your life? Petco Foundation is hosting their annual “Holiday Wishes” Grant Campaign and they want to hear your stories. If you or someone you know has adopted from Ten Lives Club Cat Adoption Group, submit a story about how your pet has changed your life for Read More

Aug 20

Mathnasium of the Southtowns offers alternative online learning platform

Hamburg, NY – Mathnaisum Learning Centers of the Southtowns and WIlliamsville announced today that beginning August 31, 2020, they will provide a formal distance-learning facilitation program for students seven-to-14 to do remote schoolwork from both learning centers. The program, called Prime Study Space by Mathnasium, draws on Mathnasium’s ideal environment for parents working from home Read More

Aug 20

Scott Horton has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021 for Employment Law – Management.

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 2021 for Employment Law – Management. This is Scott’s 8th consecutive year receiving this recognition. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Lawyers are Read More

Aug 11

Express Employment Professionals host Drive-Thru Job Fair

Manufacturing jobs starting at $15.50 plus more! Coming up Thursday, Aug 20th. Post Lockdown Labor Market – press release.

Jul 30

The Erie County Agricultural Society is proud to announce BLAST OUT HUNGER

HAMBURG, NEW YORK – The Erie County Agricultural Society is proud to announce BLAST OUT HUNGER, a Food Drive and Fireworks Drive-In at the Hamburg Fairgrounds with support from our partners at Lake Shore Savings Bank, Independent Health Foundation, Tops Friendly Markets, WGRZ-TV and The Buffalo News. The admission will be a bag of non-perishable Read More

Jul 21


July 17, 2020 – Lackawanna, NY. Hazmat Environmental Group, (Transporter of chemical products and by-products nationwide), has opened its brand-new driver training facility which includes a large conference area, rooms for computer work stations and an expanded storage space. Concept Construction Corp. was chosen as their General Contractor and began preparing the site for the Read More

Jul 16


July 16, 2020– West Seneca, NY. CPI Process Systems, (Valve Automation & Control Specialist), hired Concept Construction Corp. as their Construction Manager and owner’s representative. The company had outgrown their existing space and needed a larger, more efficient facility. Located at 2900 North America Drive in West Seneca NY, the newly constructed pre-engineered metal building Read More

Jun 23

Collaborative Brew To Celebrate the “Best 12 Days of Summer”

HAMBURG, NY – Despite the postponement of this year’s 181st ECF, Western New Yorkers will still be able to “Taste the Fair” this summer. Through a collaborative effort between the Flying Bison Brewing Company and the Erie County Agricultural Society… “FairTastic Lemon Strawberry Ale” will soon hit store shelves. The brew is based on the Read More

Jun 19

Ten Lives Club Summer Raffle Tickets

Blasdell, NY – – Ten Lives Club Cat Adoption Group still has “Summer Raffle Tickets” for sale at $5 each. Eleven lucky winners will be pulled and prizes can range from theme baskets to money with the top prize being $250 cash. Winners do not need to be present when the drawing is held on Read More

Jun 18

Hamburg Farmers’ Market moves location for 2020 Season to accommodate more patrons while maintaining social distancing

Hamburg, NY – This year the 43rd Hamburg Farmers’ Market will be moving starting on June 20, 2020 from the Hamburg Village Municipal Parking Lot to Moose Lodge 992 in Hamburg. The move comes after large crowds packed the market in its first two weeks of opening. The the lot cannot accommodate proper social distancing, Read More

Jun 9

Erie County Agricultural Society to Host Western New York Youth in Ag Bonanza

Hamburg, New York – Following the announcement of many pandemic related cancellations across the region, the Erie County Agricultural Society (ECAS) announced the launch of the “Western New York Youth in Ag Bonanza” program. This “reduced spectator” series of livestock and animal shows will take place on the Erie County Fairgrounds over the course of Read More

Jun 3

Hamburg’s First Coworking Space to open in 2020

The first coworking space of its kind in WNY, Covergence Coworking, is scheduled to open at 4900 Lake Shore Rd. by the fall of 2020. Read the entire press release. FINAL Convergence Coworking PR

May 27

181st Erie County Fair to be Postponed Until 2021 Cancellation During 2020 Pandemic Only the Second Time Since 1841 That No Fair Will Be Held

181st Erie County Fair to be Postponed Until 2021 Cancellation During 2020 Pandemic Only the Second Time Since 1841 That No Fair Will Be Held For Immediate Release: Wednesday, May 27, 2020 HAMBURG, NY – The Erie County Agricultural Society, sponsors of the Erie County Fair, announced today that it has decided to postpone the Read More

May 20

National Grid Awards Town of Hamburg IDA Grant to further Industrial Development

Hamburg, New York – 20  May 2020 – The Hamburg Industrial Development Agency will be expanding its marketing efforts of the Lake Erie Commerce Center through a matching grant from National Grid.  The award will be used to boost both local and national marketing efforts of the prime industrial development site. “We have close to 70 Read More

Apr 13

COVID-19 Survey launched to determine impact on WNY Business

WNY ‘s public and private sectors are joining forces to access the full economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on business throughout the region. Read the full press release  and be sure to fill out the survey! Press Release – Private Public Sectors Launch Survey to Determine COVID-19 Impact on WNY Business

Apr 6

Ten Lives Club Participates in “Empty the Shelters”

Blasdell NY- – Bissell Pet Foundation is hosting and emergency “Empty the Shelters” event running until April 15th. Ten Lives Club Cat Adoption Group is participating in this event to try and get as many cats into new homes and out of the shelter. During this event adult cats, aged one year and older, will Read More

Mar 20

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to New York Small Businesses Economically Impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to New York Small Businesses Economically Impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to New York small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza announced today. SBA acted under its Read More

Mar 20


March 19, 2020 – Lackawanna, NY.   Hazmat Environmental Group, (Transporter of chemical products and by-products nationwide), has hired Concept Construction Corp. to be their General Contractor for their office expansion project.  Located at 60 Commerce Drive in Lackawanna, the company plans to increase its workforce, including adding more drivers and decided to renovate and expand Read More

Mar 18

COVID-19 Update from the Chamber

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Special Member Announcement regarding the COVID-19 Virus The Southtowns Regional Chamber of Commerce wants to ensure the upmost health and safety for our staff, members, and partners. Additionally, we are following state and local government guidelines related to COVID-19. Therefore, the chamber will be cancelling/postponing all chamber events until further notice. We Read More