Feb 6

Lougazi Charges To Win In Buffalo Open Trot

HAMBURG, N.Y. — Lougazi continued to use his patented late charge to the wire and once again it paid off in a victory as he captured the $13,000 Open Trot at Buffalo Raceway on Wednesday night (Feb. 5). First over and sitting third past the half mile marker, Lougazi made steady progress to the front Read More

Feb 4

TIM HORTONS CAFÉ OPENS NEW LOCATION IN SOUTH BUFFALO, NY

January 2020 – South Buffalo, NY – NOW OPEN, Buffalo’s newest Tim Hortons Café and Bake Shop welcomed it first customers just a few days ago. Concept Construction Corp. worked directly for the owner as their general contractor and oversaw the entire, “from the ground up” project. Located at 2200 South Park Ave. in South Read More

Jan 28

SHAWN BERG NAMED PARTNER AT STAHLKA AGENCY

WILLIAMSVILLE/HAMBURG, NY January 22, 2020 — The Stahlka Agency is pleased to announce that Shawn Berg has been named a Partner in the insurance agency. Shawn Berg joined the agency in 2011 and quickly became a top performer in sales and in his business development role. Berg previously held similar roles at Marsh and also Read More

Jan 27

Laying The Plastic Grocery Bag To Rest With A Free Reusable Tote

WEST SENECA/HAMBURG, NY— Monday, February 3rd and Tuesday, February 4th from 10am to 3pm, guest will have an opportunity to help us honor the passing of the plastic grocery bag in New York State, by receiving a free, reusable tote, while supplies last at Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home Inc.The Bag Waste Reduction Law and Our Read More

Jan 27

Buffalo Raceway will open the 2020 season on Wednesday night (Jan. 29) with a 13-race program that gets underway at 5 p.m.

HAMBURG, N.Y. — Buffalo Raceway will open the 2020 season on Wednesday night (Jan. 29) with a 13-race program that gets underway at 5 p.m. by Brian J. Mazurek, for Buffalo Raceway It will be a busy week at the half-mile oval located at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg as there will be lots Read More

Jan 16

Annual State of the Town of Hamburg presented with Supervisor Jim Shaw

Hamburg, NY – The Southtowns Regional Chamber of Commerce, will hold its Annual State of the Town luncheon on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Ilio DiPaolo’s Restaurant in Blasdell. Hamburg Town Supervisor, James M. Shaw will be discussing the main topics on the Town’s agenda for 2020 and recap the accomplishments of 2019. Check in Read More

Jan 9

Chamber After Hours invites all businesses to join in the fun

Lackawanna, NY – The Southtowns Regional Chamber of Commerce, will be holding a Chamber After Hours at J’s White Elephant in Lackawanna on Thursday, January 16, 2020 from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. This event is free to attend and open to all business professionals from across the region. Last year the event brought over Read More

Jan 7

Western New York Farm Show to Celebrate 10 Years Of Bringing Region’s Agricultural Community & Industry Together

HAMBURG, NEW YORK – Bringing together the region’s farming community and the services necessary for daily operations is the goal of the 10th Annual Western New York Farm Show, January 30 – February 1, 2019 at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg, New York. The exposition is sponsored by the Erie County Agricultural Society. “Over Read More

Dec 19

CONCEPT CONSTRUCTION COMPLETES NEWLY BUILT SKECHERS

December, 2019 – Clarence, New York – Skechers USA, Inc., will soon open its newest WNY location at 4445 Transit Rd. in Clarence. The entire project took only (5) five months to complete. Concept Construction Corp. was proud to be chosen as the General Contractor by Benchmark Management Corporation who owns the building. Owner/Developer Mark Read More

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 www.buffaloraceway.com 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

CPI PROCESS SYSTEMS BREAKS GROUND FOR NEW OFFICES IN WEST SENECA

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

“CHEF’S ON THE GO” OPENS IN AMHERST

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

JP FITZGERALD’S SUPPORTS ROTARY’S WARM THE CHILDREN PROGRAM

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

Oct 2

15th Annual Fairgrounds Festival of Lights Opens Nov. 29th

On 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, holiday tradition takes place at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg and is the largest Christmas festival in Western New York State. The Fairgrounds Festival of Lights Read More

Oct 1

Town of Hamburg IDA has a fresh new look in an effort to continue success

The Hamburg Industrial Development Agency is live with a new website to attract industrial development to the Town. www.HamburgIDA.com features a fresh look and helpful tools to lure commercial investors and developers to the Town. The new website features a commercial real estate listings page, an on-line application and up to date information on the Read More

Oct 1

WNY Companies Invited to Put Their Teamwork Skills To the Test During The 3rd Annual Canstruction® Competition To Benefit FeedMore WNY

HAMBURG, NEW YORK – This December, Western New York companies and organizations will compete amongst each other to build structures made entirely out of canned goods to benefit the Food Bank program of FeedMore WNY. The building of structures for the 3rd annual Canstruction® Competition is scheduled to take place December 13th, 14th & 15th Read More

Sep 17

Original 1885 Hamburger Recipe & Burger History To Be Featured At Hamburg Restaurant

WHAT: Media preview of “National Birth of the Burger Day” WHO: Chris Carosa, Author & Burger Historian; John Menches, Great-grandson of hamburger co-inventor Charles Menches; Jimmy Butera, owner of Butera’s Craft Beer & Craft Pizza WHEN: Tuesday, September 17th (Day BEFORE National Birth of the Burger Day) TIME: 11:00 am WHERE: Butera’s Craft Beer & Read More

Sep 5

Chamber to hold Erie County Candidate Forum at Hilbert College

Hamburg, NY – As part of their Leaders of WNY Speaker Series, the Southtowns Regional Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a forum with the two Erie County Executive candidates running for the Executive position this fall. Current Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and Erie County’s District 9 Legislator, Lynne Dixon will meet at Swan Read More

Sep 3

2019 Autumn Excursion Schedule Released for Hamburg Tourist Railroad

BC&J to Run Vintage Steam & Diesel-Powered Trips on Southtowns Rails Hamburg, New York – The Buffalo, Cattaraugus & Jamestown Scenic Railway (BC&J) will offer a series of rail history, fall foliage and Halloween themed train excursions behind a variety of vintage diesel and steam locomotives this autumn. Trains are scheduled to operate out of Read More