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Hamburg monies will beautify the village

HAMBURG — The village of Hamburg Board met on Sept. 16, to discuss upcoming events and to acknowledge the efforts of Hamburg’s citizens to better the village.

“I would like to thank the Oktoberfest committee for a job well done,” said Mayor Tom Moses Sr. “They have given the village this year $2,060 for the recreational department; that money is being on used on equipment ... at the recreation center. “

Moses highlighted $2,060 that went toward the Hamburg beautification effort for Memorial Park. The money will help take care of the trees and equipment.

A bonfire will be held at the Hamburg High School on Wednesday, Sept. 25. This will be open to the public.

The Hamburg High School’s homecoming events will be held on Sept. 27. The parade will start at 6 p.m. and proceed from the Union Pleasant Avenue School up to Hawkins Avenue and over to Highland Avenue, where it will then proceed down Division Street to the school. A football game will follow the parade.

On the following evening, the Hamburg Alumni Foundation will present the Hamburg High School Wall of Fame honorees. This event will be held at 6 p.m. at The Fairgrounds’ Grange Building. Tickets may be purchased at the Hamburg Village Hall, J.P. Fitzgerald’s and ZJ’s Family Restaurant.

In other news:

– Trustee Mark Colmerauer said that the village must safeguard schools and communities for local children and offer them an environment that holds promise and security.

The board approved the designation of the month of October as Anti-Bullying Awareness Month in the village of Hamburg, as a symbol of the commitment to the ongoing fight against bullying.

– The board approved the salary of seasonal recreation attendants Joshua Greenauer, Rachel Baer and Nick Benningfield, for the 2013 – 2014 fall and winter season.

– Deputy Mayor Thomas Tallman’s resolution to approve the mayoral appointment of Karen Rogers to the planning commission with a term to expire on April 5, 2016 was approved.

The next village of Hamburg Board meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 7 in the village hall, located at 100 Main St.

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