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, NY.is 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

Jul 21


July 17, 2020 – Lackawanna, NY. Hazmat Environmental Group, (Transporter of chemical products and by-products nationwide), has opened its brand-new driver training facility which includes a large conference area, rooms for computer work stations and an expanded storage space. Concept Construction Corp. was chosen as their General Contractor and began preparing the site for the Read More

Jul 16


July 16, 2020– West Seneca, NY. CPI Process Systems, (Valve Automation & Control Specialist), hired Concept Construction Corp. as their Construction Manager and owner’s representative. The company had outgrown their existing space and needed a larger, more efficient facility. Located at 2900 North America Drive in West Seneca NY, the newly constructed pre-engineered metal building Read More

Jun 23

Collaborative Brew To Celebrate the “Best 12 Days of Summer”

HAMBURG, NY – Despite the postponement of this year’s 181st ECF, Western New Yorkers will still be able to “Taste the Fair” this summer. Through a collaborative effort between the Flying Bison Brewing Company and the Erie County Agricultural Society… “FairTastic Lemon Strawberry Ale” will soon hit store shelves. The brew is based on the Read More

Jun 19

Ten Lives Club Summer Raffle Tickets

Blasdell, NY – – Ten Lives Club Cat Adoption Group still has “Summer Raffle Tickets” for sale at $5 each. Eleven lucky winners will be pulled and prizes can range from theme baskets to money with the top prize being $250 cash. Winners do not need to be present when the drawing is held on Read More

Jun 18

Hamburg Farmers’ Market moves location for 2020 Season to accommodate more patrons while maintaining social distancing

Hamburg, NY – This year the 43rd Hamburg Farmers’ Market will be moving starting on June 20, 2020 from the Hamburg Village Municipal Parking Lot to Moose Lodge 992 in Hamburg. The move comes after large crowds packed the market in its first two weeks of opening. The the lot cannot accommodate proper social distancing, Read More

Jun 9

Erie County Agricultural Society to Host Western New York Youth in Ag Bonanza

Hamburg, New York – Following the announcement of many pandemic related cancellations across the region, the Erie County Agricultural Society (ECAS) announced the launch of the “Western New York Youth in Ag Bonanza” program. This “reduced spectator” series of livestock and animal shows will take place on the Erie County Fairgrounds over the course of Read More