Mar 1

Concept Construction begins demolition of former Pier One Imports in Henrietta, NY. City Mattress continues to expand it’s local retail presence.

February 2021 – Concept Construction begins demolition of former Pier One Imports in Henrietta, NY. City Mattress continues to expand it’s local retail presence. Located at 300 Hyland Dr. Henrietta, NY, the 10,800 sq. ft. conversion is well underway. An exterior make-over is planned with a completely re-configured interior. Upgrades include new walls, flooring, ceiling, Read More

Feb 24

Hilbert College Awarded Largest Foundation Grant in College’s History

HAMBURG, N.Y. – Hilbert College was awarded a $500,000 grant from The Mother Cabrini Health Foundation. This transformational grant, which is the largest foundation grant in Hilbert’s history, will be used to create the Franciscan Advocacy & Resource Center at Hilbert.   This new Center will be designed to help students overcome life issues and support Read More

Feb 5

Ten Lives Club inspired by homeless veteran and cat launches ‘A Pet for a Vet’ program

The love that a homeless veteran and his cat have for each other has inspired people all over Western New York and now nonprofit cat rescue Ten Lives Club wants to do what they can to help give “A Pet for a Vet.” “A Pet for a Vet” is a program launched by Ten Lives Read More

Feb 4

Home Decor Consulting opens up in the Southtowns

Hamburg, NY – There is a new business to announce in the Southtowns, Home Décor Consulting LLC. This new local business was established by Vicki Weixlmann. Vicki is a Southtowns native and has extensive and trusted experience in working with small and large businesses in the area. Her new endeavor, Home Décor Consulting is focused Read More

Feb 3

Harmonia Collaborative Care was awarded two regional grants to expand services.

Derby, NY…Harmonia Collaborative Care was awarded two regional grants to expand services.  The BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York Blue Fund and the Garman Family Foundation have provided support for the growth of Harmonia programs in 2021. The BlueCross BlueShield Blue Fund has recognized the need for expansion of mental health and telemental health services Read More

Feb 1

Erie County Agricultural Society Scholarship Applications Now Available

February 1, 2021 HAMBURG, NEW YORK – The Erie County Agricultural Society (ECAS) is now accepting applications for Scholarships for 2021.  Scholarships are awarded based on general Fair participation and those involved specifically in agricultural related activities. Since its inception in the 1950s, the goal of the scholarship program has been to connect the region’s Read More

Jan 25


January 23, 2021– Buffalo, NY.  UPD University Pediatrics Dental Associates is open for business. Concept Construction Corp. was selected as Construction Manager to oversee the build-out of their newest facility. At 33,000 sq. ft., it is largest pediatric dental center in WNY.  Located at 1091 Main St. Buffalo, the facility has 33 custom chairs, 11 Read More

Jan 25

Buffalo Raceway Returns On Wednesday

by Brian J. Mazurek, for Buffalo Raceway HAMBURG, N.Y. — The racing surface is ready. More than 250 stalls have been filled by horses chomping at the bit ready to race. This can only mean the 66-day season at Buffalo Raceway is set to begin with opening night scheduled for Wednesday, January 27 with a 5 p.m. Read More

Jan 20


While COVID-19 dictates waiting in vehicles during medical appointments, extra precaution is needed throughout snowy Western New York months HAMBURG, NY January 20, 2021 – Many drivers know the deadly consequences that can result from sitting in a car too long while it’s running in an enclosed space, such as a garage. However, now that Read More

Jan 6


More Than $3 Million in Grant Funding Available through Financial Support Led by Diageo North America and Supported by Coastal Pacific Wine & Spirits, and implemented by the National Development Council Eligible Restaurants Can Receive up to $5,000 to Assist with COVID-19 Safety Measures Empire State Development (ESD) today announced the more than $3 million “Raising the Bar” Restaurant Read More

Dec 15

Southtowns Regional Chamber of Commerce expands to include Angola, Evans, Brant, and Derby

Angola, NY – The Evans Chamber of Commerce has combined with the Southtowns Regional Chamber of Commerce (SRCC). After developing a plan with the Evans Chamber throughout 2020, the official expansion takes place on January 1, 2021. Michelle Ford, Evans Chamber Chair of the Board commented, “Joining forces with the Southtowns Regional Chamber opens up Read More

Dec 8

Penn Dixie Fossil Park Receives Community Impact Grant from New York Life

Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Nature Reserve announced that it was awarded a $10,000 Community Impact Grant from New York Life to further its mission of hands-on science education. Read more  by clicking below. NYL Press Release

Dec 8

Ten Lives Club Seeks Clothing Donations

Blasdell, NY – – Cleaning out your closets? You can bring your used clothing donations to Ten Lives Club located at 3741 Lakeshore Rd. Blasdell, NY 14219. Ten Lives Club continues to partner with St. Pauly Textile Inc., the company that maintains a wood-frame clothing drop-off shed on the property for community use. This shed Read More

Dec 3

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

HAMBURG, NEW YORK – The Fairgrounds Festival of Lights have teamed up with WKBW 7 Eyewitness News and 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. On Friday, December 11th bring your non perishable Read More

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