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


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


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. 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