Jan 13

Local business giving back with free Product! Hamburg, NY – Attention all kettle corn lovers! KO Kettle Corn’s annual free corn day is returning on January 21st, 2023, at the corner of Parker Rd and Rt. 20A in Hamburg, NY. This event is completely free, and no purchase is necessary. KO’s is a local small Read More

Dec 5

CarePanion Open House with Harmonia Collaborative Care

December 20th, 2022 from 4-6 PM 6722 Erie Road (Route 5) Derby, NY 14047 BRING RESUME FOR ON THE SPOT INTERVIEWS Harmonia Collaborative Care is a growing human services organization with a vision of empowering individuals to be healthy and fulfilled. If you care about people and want to make a difference in your community Read More

Nov 22

Opening of The Fairgrounds Festival of Lights Postponed Until December 2nd

HAMBURG, NEW YORK – Following the weekend’s unprecedented lake effect storm, the opening of the beloved Western New York holiday tradition has been delayed one week. The Fairgrounds Festival of Lights, the region’s largest annual holiday festival, will now open Friday, December 2nd at 5:00pm. The remaining Festival of Lights dates are scheduled for December Read More

Nov 7

Southtowns Regional Chamber of Commerce Supports Small Business through Shop Local Expo.

Southtowns Regional Chamber of Commerce Supports Small Business through Shop Local Expo.   Lackawanna, NY – The Southtowns Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting their Shop Local Expo on Saturday, November 26th 2022 from 10:30am-2:30pm at the Matthew Glab Post in Lackawanna. This event celebrates Small Business Saturday by providing a space for local businesses, Read More

Nov 3

Horton Law has been named by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® to its “Best Law Firms” 2023 list for Employment Law – Management.

Orchard Park, NY – Horton Law has been named by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® to its “Best Law Firms” 2023 list for Employment Law – Management. The Firm is listed in Tier 1 in the Buffalo, New York area. This is the firm’s 6th consecutive year being listed in “Best Law Firms” since Attorney Read More

Oct 11


Hamburg, NY –   In a partnership with the Can Bottle Return Company of Hamburg, NY, there were over 40,000 units collected during the 12-day run of the Erie County Fair.  There were 140 receptacles for the recyclable items placed around the grounds.  The team collected items daily and separated the garbage from the redeemable beverage Read More

Oct 6

Fairgrounds Festival of Lights To Feature Brand New Additions This Winter

HAMBURG, NEW YORK – The annual Fairgrounds Festival of Lights will feature a drive through of light displays plus brand new shows and attractions along 42nd Street including a Disney inspired Illuminated Pixel Show, Santa’s Christmas Express Train Ride, a European Christmas Market and Frosty’s Dance Party. The Fairgrounds Festival of Lights is located in Read More

Oct 3

Grand Opening of New Location for Stationery Boutique in the Village of Hamburg

Hamburg, NY – The grand opening celebration of the new location for Graphic-Poetry, a boutique stationery shop and invitation design studio, at 38 Main Street in the Village of Hamburg, is scheduled for Friday, October 8th, from 5pm to 8pm, and Saturday, October 7th, from 10am to 5pm. The celebration will start with a ribbon Read More

Sep 23


Today at a noon-time press conference, city of Lackawanna Mayor Annette Iafallo and Douglas Jemal, President and Founder of Douglas Development, jointly announced that Douglas has been named as Lackawanna’s designated developer for a $35 million mixed-use project planned for 539 Ridge Road in the city’s Second Ward, which will feature 160 market rate apartments Read More

Sep 12


Buffalo, NY – Special Olympics NY will once again be taking on the chilly waters of Lake Erie to raise funds and awareness for the local Athletes of Special Olympics New York. The two day Buffalo Polar Plunge, presented by Towne Automotive Group is designed to bring thousands together for one reason: inclusion. Friday, December Read More

Sep 8

People Inc. Interviewing for Staff Members During Open Interview Events Dedicated employees needed to support individuals with disabilities

People Inc., Western New York’s largest and most experienced health and human services agency, is now hiring and training full- and part-time employees. Open Interview Events will be held on Tuesday, September 20, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 17 Park Place, Silver Creek and on Thursday, September 29 at People Inc. Orchard Senior Read More

Sep 2

SRCC Organizational Announcement

Hamburg, NY – On Monday, August 29, the Southtowns Regional Chamber of Commerce learned of a misappropriation of funds within the organization.  Immediately an emergency meeting of the Board of Directors was called during which it was voted unanimously to terminate the Chamber’s Executive Director and name Jamie Decker as our Interim Executive Director.  We Read More

Aug 23

NFMMC, Southtowns Radiology partner to bring high-quality diagnostic imaging to Niagara County

HAMBURG, NY August 23, 2022 – Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announces a new partnership with Southtowns Radiology Associates, LLC, one of Western New York’s leading medical imaging and diagnostic radiology groups. The partnership, which will take effect in early September, allows Southtowns Radiology to support the diagnostic imaging needs of Memorial patients at the Read More

Aug 19

Record Amount of Canned Food Collected on Opening Day 96 Thousand Pounds of Food Collected in 9 Hour Drive

HAMBURG, NEW YORK – All the canned food items have been counted and weighed.  This year we collected a grand total of 96,555 lbs. for FeedMore WNY !  Our largest, single day food collection.  What an incredible outcome! From 2013 to 2019, the average total was 46,000 lbs. “FeedMore WNY is beyond grateful to the Read More

Aug 18

Scott Horton has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2023 for Employment Law – Management. His 10th consecutive year receiving this recognition.

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© 2023 for Employment Law – Management. This is Scott’s 10th consecutive year receiving this recognition. “It is always a high privilege to be acknowledged by my peers for Read More

Aug 12

People Inc. Announces 2023 Retirement of President and CEO

After eight years leading People Inc., President and CEO Rhonda Frederick announced she will retire in April 2023. Frederick ’s retirement plans will bring to a close a remarkable career of 43 years of service at People Inc. “Rhonda’s contributions over her career have been extraordinary, not only to People Inc., but to the fields Read More

Aug 10

Harmonia Collaborative Care is hosting a CarePanion Open House

Harmonia Collaborative Care is hosting a CarePanion Open House for caregivers or individuals interested in learning more about the senior care program and for the rewarding and flexible job opportunities available. CarePanions provide in-home, non-medical support for seniors with the goal of keeping them independent in their homes. Open House Tuesday, August 16, 2022 3pm Read More

Aug 10

Gates to the 182nd Erie County Fair Open Wednesday, August 10th at 11am

WHAT           Opening Ceremony of the Erie County Fair WHO              Erie County Fair Representatives, Commissioner Ball from NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarcz, 2022 Ultimate Fairgoer, 2022 Scholarship Recipients, Erie County Fair All Star Band, Fireworks, Erie County Sheriff’s Flyover WHEN           Wednesday, August 10th WHERE         Historic McKinley Gate, McKinley Parkway, Hamburg Read More

Aug 9

Randolph Academy adds Garaas-Johnson as Director of Curriculum and Special Education

RANDOLPH, N.Y. — Aug. 9, 2022 — Randolph Academy, which supports, empowers and educates children in grades K-12 with emotional and mental health disabilities, has hired Dr. Kristin Garaas-Johnson as its new Director of Curriculum and Special Education. She joins the two-campus district having most recently served as Principal and Supervisor of the LoGuidice Educational Read More

Aug 4

The Southtowns Regional Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Celebration makes its return, celebrating local businesses that improve and invigorate the Southtowns Community.

For Immediate Release:  August 4, 2022 Hamburg, NY – After a brief hiatus, The Southtowns Regional Chamber of Commerce is bringing back their annual Member Recognition Reception. Chamber members nominated local businesses that best accomplish the characterization of each award category; Impact, Innovation, Community Involvement, Non-Profit of the Year, and Business of the Year.  Voting Read More

Aug 4

Time to “Roll Out The Barrel” On the 2022 Erie County Fair “Best In Show” Cider

This Event is Free & Open to the Public WHAT: The Best in Show Cider will be featured and sampled. WHO: Winning Brewer Patrick McPartland of Kenmore, NY Phil Gigliotti, Cider Maker and Brand Ambassadors from Buffalo Cider Hall Erie County Fair representatives WHEN: Thursday, August 4, 5-7pm (Keg to be tapped around 5:30p) WHERE: Read More

Jul 19

Free Hot Dogs to Everyone! Rayzor’s Dawg House in Eden New York we are so excited to be Celebrating National Hot Dog Day

Here at Rayzor’s Dawg House in Eden New York we are so excited to be Celebrating National Hot Dog Day tomorrow Wednesday July 20th, 2021 Please HELP a SMALL BUSINESS spread the Good word to your audience. 1 FREE Hot Dog to EVERYONE only @ RAYZOR’S DAWG HOUSE, EDEN N.Y. Any additional Hot Dogs will Read More

Jul 13

Time to Sample Best In Show Two Separate Sampling Events are Free & Open to the Public

HAMBURG, NY – The Best in Show Winning entries from both the homebrew competition and the cider competition will be ready for you to sample in a couple weeks. The keg will be officially tapped on the 2022 Erie County Fair Craft Beer during a free community celebration from 5:00-7:00pm at Hamburg Brewing Company, 6553 Read More

Jul 7


In-Person Adoption Events to Take Place at Local PetSmart Stores July 11 – 17 July 7, 2022-Buffalo, NY — Each year, more than five million pets enter animal shelters in need of loving homes. Ten Lives Club is proud to partner with PetSmart Charities® to bring adoptable pets to PetSmart in support of National Adoption Read More

Jul 7

The Burger is Back! Hamburg Water Tower Project ramps up fundraising efforts after a brief hiatus.

Hamburg, NY – THE BURGER IS BACK – well, painting the Town of Hamburg water tower to look like a hamburger that is! After a 2-year pandemic hiatus, the Hamburger Water Tower Project is  re-launching its fundraising efforts at the annual BurgerFest on Saturday, July 16th from 11:30 AM – 7 PM in the Village Read More