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Brant recovers from historic November snow storm

BRANT — The town of Brant gave a report recapping last month’s historic snowstorm, which included emergency personnel saving the life of a town resident.“It... more

New Grange Theatre offers acting lessons

HAMBURG — For Matt Mooney, executive director of Buffalo Chrysalis Theater on Main Street in Hamburg, giving something back to the community is a priority... more

Frontier school district recovers from storm

HAMBURG — The “Snowvember” snowstorm that largely struck the Southtowns hit the Frontier Central School District particularly hard. The district’s storage... more

Give your gardener loved one plants this Christmas

HAMBURG — If you’re wondering what kind of a gift you should get for a gardener, try a plant. Lockwood’s Greenhouses, located at 4484 Clark St. in Hamburg,... more

Hamburg ratifies contract

HAMBURG — After about two and a half years, clerical staff in the Hamburg Central School District have a new contract, with a five-year collective bargaining... more

Warm the Children praised for success

HAMBURG — Warm the Children is a national program that was introduced locally in 1996 by the owners and editorial staff of The Sun, which has provided... more

Breakfast with Santa fills kids with pancakes and cheer

HAMBURG — The American Legion, partnering with the Kiwanis Club, hosted their annual Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 13. The hall was decorated for the event... more

Marienthal Country Inn hosts dinner theater performance

HAMBURG — The Marienthal Country Inn, nestled in the hamlet of New Oregon between Eden and Boston, is more than just a bed and breakfast. Housed in the... more

Local Christmas celebrations

A number of local congregations are holding special Christmas or Christmas Eve services. Contact the individual churches for more details.– Hamburg Presbyterian... more

Lake View singing house features Disney’s ‘Frozen’

LAKE VIEW — Fans of Disney’s “Frozen” are flocking to Shoellkopf Road in Lake View to catch a glimpse of the singing house that plays a medley of Frozen... more

Technology helped fight Winter Storm Knife

The following is a guest column by Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz.A ferocious snow storm descended on Erie County during the twilight hours on Monday,... more

Hamburgh Holidays dedicates Memorial Park nativity scene

HAMBURG — On Dec. 7, the Hamburgh Holidays Committee held its annual dedication of the Hamburg Memorial Park’s nativity scene.As attendees gathered toward... more

PUSH energy efficiency forum will be in Hamburg

HAMBURG — On Saturday, Dec. 13, New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan and Village of Hamburg Mayor Tom Moses will host a community forum regarding the PUSH... more

Storm appreciation party at Coyote Cafe

HAMBURG — Coyote Cafe, together with Norm Zintz and 97 Rock will hold the Hamburg 2014 Storm Appreciation Party on Dec. 13 at Coyote Cafe at 7 p.m. “We... more

Hamburg library closing Dec. 15

HAMBURG — The Hamburg Public Library will close for construction on Dec. 15 and remain closed for five or six weeks, depending on how long construction... more

Girls earn Silver Awards

Bella Carlson, Brianna Johnson, Mary Keller and Emma Tambacas spent 50 hours each working over the summer to plan, organize and implement their Silver... more

Will storm-damaged shrubs come back?

HAMBURG — Now that the “Snowvember” storm is over, we’ve had some time to survey our trees and shrubs. Many of you may be finding not only broken limbs,... more

Students inducted into National Junior Honor Society

HAMBURG — Saints Peter & Paul, a Community School, located in the village of Hamburg, recently held its National Junior Honor Society induction. Pictured,... more

A Winter Gala to light up Kronenberg Building

HAMBURG — Chris Gaughan was walking down Main Street in Hamburg when she saw it: the perfect location for the Hamburgh Holidays “A Winter Gala.” As chairperson... more

Frontier high hosts international guests

On Oct. 23, the Frontier Central High School’s Languages Other Than English Department hosted its annual International Day. A total of 40 students from... more

Eden teachers collect trash

For more than five years, the Eden Teachers’ Association has been part of the Adopt-A-Highway Program. Retired Eden Social Studies Teacher Pete Vanderburgh... more

This holiday, spread the joy through charity

This Thanksgiving, Hamburg and its surrounding regions have much to be thankful for. As we recover from the winter storm, most of us have stayed safe and... more

Boise-Lord museum has decked its halls

HAMBURG — There will be guided tours lasting about one hour at the Boies-Lord Home Museum located at 5853 South Park Ave., across from the fairgrounds.... more

Metcalf announces plans to retire

NORTH COLLINS — The North Collins School Board will have to launch a search for a new Junior-Senior High School Principal, as Annie Metcalf formally announced... more

Boston candidates

BOSTON — The Boston Town Board is seeking volunteers to fill positions on the assessment board of review, planning board, zoning board and the conservation... more

Farnham addresses ‘wildcat strike’ snow clearing incident

FARNHAM — Village of Farnham Department of Public Works chief Ellsworth Nolan was reinstated, during a board meeting that featured calls for both the suspension... more

Hamburg Counseling Center supports local community

Editor:I appreciated the excellent editorial about mental illness in your Nov. 13, 2014 issue. As the editorial points out, because of inadequate state... more

Hamburg village talks storm ‘Knife’ cleanup

HAMBURG — The Hamburg village work session was opened, Dec. 1, with Mayor Thomas Moses thanking everyone involved in the response and clean-up during the... more

St. Francis students read in televised Mass

HAMBURG — On Nov. 1, 12 Saint Francis High School students participated in the filming of Christmas Day Mass with Bishop Richard Malone.Each year on Christmas... more

Yuletide in the Country canceled

HAMBURG — Yuletide in the Country Holiday Artisan Market has been canceled, due to damage from the “Snowvember” storm. The event, which is held annually... more

Hamburg town board thanks November storm responders

HAMBURG — As the town of Hamburg thawed, the most devastating blizzard to hit Western New York in at least 37 years was the primary topic of conversation... more

Warm the Children serves Buffalo Peace House residents

HAMBURG — As the Warm The Children Program continues this year, under the sponsorship of the Rotary Club of Hamburg in partnership with the Town of Hamburg... more

Storm-shuttered BJ’s perishable stock goes to local food pantries

HAMBURG — The devastation brought by the recent “Snowvember” storm did not spare BJ’s Wholesale Club on Milestrip Road in Blasdell. The collapse of a major... more

Festival of Lights opens this weekend

HAMBURG — After a week of snow removal and repairs, the Fairgrounds Festival of Lights will open its gates this Friday, Dec. 5 for its 10th anniversary.... more
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