May 7


HAMBURG, NY.  May 6, 2021– RANE Property Management announced today that they will be holding a Grand Opening/Open House on May 15th & 16th at the much anticipated The Oaks at South Park, located at 5138 South Park Ave in Hamburg. The weekend is full of events: Friday, May 14th The Oaks is hosting the Read More

May 5

Superintendent DeCarlo to Retire from Randolph Academy

RANDOLPH, N.Y. — May 5, 2021 — After 36 years of serving the Randolph Academy Union Free School District, including 15 in the role of superintendent, Lori DeCarlo will retire from her post at the end of this school year. The Board of Education is currently reviewing applications and expects to appoint a new superintendent Read More

Apr 20


Buffalo, NY – Special Olympics New York has opened registration for the 2021 Sun Bowl, a 6-on-6 flag football tournament for the public to be held at Highmark Stadium June 26-27. Individuals and teams who wish to play can register at In a promotional video to kick off registration, Defensive Tackle Harrison Phillips asks Read More

Apr 13

Newly Named Petco Love Invests in Lifesaving Work of Ten Lives Club

Blasdell, N.Y. (April 13, 2021) – Ten Lives Club announced a $35,000 grant investment from the newly named, Petco Love, to support their lifesaving work for animals in Western New York. Petco Love is a nonprofit leading change for pets nationally by harnessing the power of love to make communities and pet families closer, stronger, Read More

Apr 6

Future Vet Techs Help Shelter Cats

Blasdell, NY – – Medaille College’s Veterinarian Technician Club volunteered their Saturday to help the cats and kittens of Ten Lives Club. Students helped clean the nonprofits infirmary, vet office, and free roaming rooms. Ten Lives Club offers students and clubs a hands on experience when it comes to caring for cats. With an in Read More

Apr 6


April 1, 2021– Buffalo, NY. 1900’S TURN OF THE CENTURY BUILDING REPURPOSED INTO CITY LIVING APTS. Interior reconstruction, renovations and building upgrades are well underway at 270 Michigan Avenue, a property that was historically home to the Buffalo Envelope Company. The project’s general contractor, Concept Construction Corp was selected as the Construction Manager by Ellicott Read More

Mar 31

Paycheck Protection Program Extended to May 31

As President Joe Biden signed the PPP Extension Act of 2021 into law today, extending the Paycheck Protection Program an additional two months to May 31, 2021, and then providing an additional 30-day period for the SBA to process applications that are still pending, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, Read More

Mar 26

Gullo’s Garden Center Breaks Ground on Major Expansion Hamburg Business Undergoes Its Fourth Expansion Since Opening in 1994

Hamburg, NY:  Today Gullo’s Garden Center, a full-service nursery, garden center, and landscape installation company, announced they have commenced construction of a large-scale addition to their business’s retail store. In response to rapid growth, the business is increasing its greenhouse size by almost 50%. This will allow them to offer an even greater selection of Read More

Mar 23

Town of Hamburg Honors Ten Lives Club

Blasdell, NY- – Ten Lives Club Cat Adoption Group went to a recent Hamburg Town Hall meeting and was awarded a certificate announcing Ten Lives Club Proclamation Day. The nonprofit is celebrating their 20th birthday this year. In their 20 year history, they have helped over 35,000 cats and kittens. Ten Lives Club was recognized Read More

Mar 12

Randolph Academy discovers benefits of new partnerships with Fredonia Criminal Justice interns

RANDOLPH, N.Y. — MARCH 12, 2021 — Randolph Academy, which supports, empowers and educates children with emotional and mental health disabilities, takes pride in sharing its expertise with anyone who is interested. Whether an educator works in a nearby district or one that is hundreds of miles away, its staff are always happy to share Read More

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