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Erie County Fair Ride Discounts to Check Out!!!

Erie County Fair Ride Discounts to Check Out!!!

Fairgoers, is your visit to the Erie County Fair NOT complete unless you ride the rides?  Well, if that is true, then you know you will just love the Fair this year, riding all the rides of the James E. Strates Midway!  And better yet, you can help them celebrate their 90th anniversary of being at the Erie County Fair!  Mark your calendars right now....Circle August 14th.  You ask why?  Well in honor of  their 90th anniversary at the Fair, they will be offering Fairgoers the opportunity to ride the rides for FREE!  Yes, you heard me right.  From 11:00am until 12:30pm, riders can ride the rides for FREE.  But remember, this is a one time event.  Only on that day and during those times will the rides be FREE.  Be sure to bring the family and take advantage of this cool ride deal.

Construction Underway on Bryce Buchholz Park


LANCASTER, NY- Construction is underway on a skate park in Lancaster in honor of a 14-year-old boy who was killed by a hit and run driver.

The Bryce Buchholz Memorial Park will be located inside Keysa Park in Lancaster.

Buchholz was an avid biker, and was riding his bike when he was hit and killed by a drunk driver in 2012.

The Bryce Buchholz fund is still accepting donations in support of the park.


Lyme Disease Prevention: How to Remove a Tick

Lyme Disease Prevention: How to Remove a Tick

 

(Welcome to our weekly pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

Lyme disease is an emerging infectious disease in the United States and Canada, and the risk is increasing. Those engaging in outdoor activities like golfing, camping, hunting, fishing, hiking, property maintenance and outdoor workers such as park officers and surveyors should be on the lookout for black-legged ticks. They could be carrying the bacterium that causes Lyme disease. Pet owners also need to be aware of these pesky critters.

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Lists Aug. 2 Highlights

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Lists Aug. 2 Highlights

 

The popular Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market, featuring nearly 40 vendors selling fresh, seasonal and local produce and products, continues its 15th season on Aug. 2. A program of the Elmwood Village Association, the market is held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, rain or shine, through Nov. 29. 

Providing musical entertainment on Aug. 2 (weather permitting) will be the Buffalo Cello School from 9:30 to 11 a.m, followed by singer/guitarist Rob Falgiano from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. KidBiz and Fidelis Care New York will occupy the market’s community group tables. 

Check Out The Erie County Fair Admission Discounts

Check Out The Erie County Fair Admission Discounts

Well fellow fairgoers, the time has come....yes, the time has come for you to purchase your admission tickets for this year's Erie County Fair.  And for those of you that might not know, this is a very special celebration!  The folks over at the Fairgrounds are celebrating the 175th Erie County Fair!!

Whirlpool-Rapids Bridge Inspection Lane Construction to Result in Canada-Bound Traffic Closure

Whirlpool-Rapids Bridge Inspection Lane Construction to Result in Canada-Bound Traffic Closure

LEWISTON, NY – Today the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission (NFBC) announced the upcoming installation of a second primary inspection lane within the Canada plaza at the Whirlpool-Rapids International Bridge crossing. This construction project—scheduled to commence on September 2nd, 2014, and conclude on or before October 9th, 2014—is being undertaken to increase processing capacity at the crossing. The Whirlpool-Rapids Bridge has recently experienced rapid increases in usage and wait times, due to the growing popularity of the NEXUS trusted travel program.

 

Explore Buffalo Announces August Tour schedule

Explore Buffalo Announces August Tour schedule

 

Explore Buffalo, a nonprofit organization providing tours and other opportunities where guests can discover Buffalo’s great architecture, history and neighborhoods, has announced an extensive lineup of August events.