2021-09-09 E-Edition

Grand opening

Valint’s Meats opened in the Village of Lancaster on July 6 and held a grand opening ceremony last week. Attending the opening were Chamber of Commerce Board members Sally Stier and Stephanie Haefner, Valint’s employee Mike Rodriguez, Chamber board member Audrey Hamernik, Valint’s owner Adam Schiller, Chamber Member Services Director Kim Burkhardt, Chamber Chairperson Tom Sweeney and Erie County Legislator […]

Lancaster Village Wine Walk to kick-off on Saturday

The Lancaster Chamber of Commerce will host its seventh annual Lancaster Village Wine Walk on Saturday, Sept. 11. After not being able to hold the event last year due to COVID-19, the Lancaster Village Wine Walk is coming back bigger and better. This year’s event will have 12 vendors, featuring 10 wineries, one brewery and a cider location, which can […]

Village Board approves grant execution for sewer upgrades

A motion was approved for Mayor Lynne Ruda to execute a grant for the Harold Place Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project, during the Lancaster Village Board meeting held on Monday, Aug. 23. The project aims to upgrade the village’s sewer system and has a price cap of $212,157. This is the second attempt at securing a grant for this project. The […]

Solar facility site plan approved

The Lancaster Town Board split the vote 3-2 to approve the site plan for AC Power 14, LLC, to install two co-located ballasted community solar facilities on a 197-acre closed landfill on Gunnville Road in the Town of Lancaster. The project will be on 40 acres, and the solar panels will cover 15 acres. The total project is estimated to […]

Dom Polski building rich with history

Although the Dom Polski building, at 570 Gould Ave., Depew, has sat vacant for the last 10 years, the building is rich with history. The Depew Community Action Team, DCAT, has been working to transform the Dom Polski building into the new Depew Community Center. The Dom Polski building was a men’s club when it first opened in 1927. It […]

Lineage Group appoints Lancaster resident as CFO

Lancaster resident Steven Chizuk has been appointed to the position of chief financial officer at the Lineage Group. The Lineage Group is a recently formed strategic alliance between two Western New York non-profit senior care providers – Niagara Lutheran Health System and Schofield Care. Chizuk will work to oversee the budget, accounting and strategic planning functions for Niagara Lutheran’s affiliate, […]

Annual event to commemorate 9/11 at Patriots and Heroes Park

An event of remembrance and commemoration will be held at noon on Saturday, Sept. 11, at Patriots and Heroes Park, 6675 Transit Road. According to Charles Williams, past president and founding member of the Red Knights NY Chapter 47 and founding member of the event, last year more than 380 motorcycles participated in the day and this year, he anticipates […]

Todaro honors Broadway Driving Range, Miniature Golf in Depew

Erie County Legislator Frank Todaro recently presented Thomas Straus, the owner of Broadway Driving Range and Miniature Golf, with a proclamation to honor the facility for celebrating 20 years in business, as part of the small business spotlight Saturday series. Straus purchased, renovated and reopened the business in 2002 – equipped with a 350-plus yard driving range, 18- hole miniature […]

BPO to mark 20th anniversary of 9/11

In the spirit of healing, remembrance and honoring the fallen, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will present American Resilience: 20th Anniversary Commemoration to 9/11 Heroes at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11 at Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle. The performance, conducted by Principal Pops Conductor John Morris Russell, features the full orchestra performing repertoire that allows for moments of quiet reflection […]