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National Grid Offers Energy and Money Saving Tips for Safe, Festive Holiday Decorating

National Grid Offers Energy and Money Saving Tips for Safe, Festive Holiday Decorating

Save Big This Holiday Season with Energy-Efficient Bright Lighting 

National Grid understands the importance of celebrating the holiday season with family and friends, and warm, colorful lighting.  While the current economic climate may be imposing for many customers especially during the holidays, by following some simple energy efficiency and safety tips, customers can benefit from a more environmentally friendly, safe and cost-effective way to save money this holiday season.

Save Big on Lighting

Over the past few years, new lighting alternatives have become available that may cost more initially, but cost much less to maintain and operate.  Energy-efficient miniature or light-emitting diode (LED) lights use considerably less energy than traditional lighting technology. The list below provides customers with the potential costs associated with each type of lighting.

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Cool,Crisp Start to December

Cool,Crisp Start to December

A perfect start to December...in sharp contrast to one year ago where some areas of WNY received thirty plus inches of snow.

Gabryszak to Hold “Town Hall Meetings”

Gabryszak to Hold “Town Hall Meetings”

Assemblyman Dennis H. Gabryszak (D-Cheektowaga) will be holding two “Town Hall Meetings” in his district to discuss results of legislative survey distributed in early 2011. The questions dealt with issues that affect taxpayers and over 1,800 people responded. All taxpayers who work or reside in the 143rd District are invited to join.

 

What: Cheektowaga Town Hall Meeting

When: Monday, Dec. 5 at 7:00 p.m.

Where: Cheektowaga Senior Center 3349 Broadway St., Cheektowaga

 

What:   Lancaster Town Hall Meeting  

When: Tuesday, December 6 at 7:00 p.m.

Where: Lancaster Youth Bureau 200 Oxford Avenue, Lancaster

 

 

 

Friends of Harmony Holiday Concert

Friends of Harmony Holiday Concert

DEPEW, NY - Join the Friends of Harmony for a benefit with great tunes and great singing for a wonderful cause.

The 40+ ensemble is scheduled to perform a special Holiday Concert on Friday, December 9th at 7pm at Southeast Works Center, 181 Lincoln Street, Depew, NY.

Tickets are just $15 and all proceeds benefit the Food Bank of WNY. In addition, the public is encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item to the concert.

Tickets are available by calling 716-662-5192 or online at FriendsofHarmony.com.

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Hot Target Coupon: Free $10 Giftcard with $50 Purchase

Hot Target Coupon: Free $10 Giftcard with $50 Purchase

 

Have you ever gotten rewarded for being a fan of a company on Facebook or Twitter?

Well it's becoming more and more common as retailers and manufacturers post coupons, free samples and contests on social networking sites.

Today, Target released a great coupon for their Facebook fans only.

Login in to Facebook and "like" Target.  There you will find a link to a great coupon that gives you a free $10 Target Giftcard when you spend $50 at the store.

While you are there, check out their other coupons which includes 25 newly released toy coupons!

That way, you save more when you spend more.

*Note: The coupon is for use on a $50 purchase through Saturday, 12/3.*

Cyber Monday 2011: All the big deals right here!

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- I don't think Cyber Monday needs any introduction.

Whether or not you enjoyed my favorite shopping day of the year this past Friday, Cyber Monday is expected to be bigger and better today than in years past.

To sum it up quickly, through some talks with distributors and folks behind the deals, Black Friday profit and store traffic was so incredible for most stores that some big deals are expecting to pop today thanks to that shopping energy.

Since Cyber Monday sales are not static like Black Friday (a.k.a. set in stone weeks before by stock lists), the question I most commonly receive on Cyber Monday is "where do I go for the best Cyber Monday deals."

Today, every deal you need in three easy steps:

Hull House Events Focus on History, Protecting Puppies

Hull House Events Focus on History, Protecting Puppies

Experience the holiday traditions of the 1800s as volunteers at the Hull Family Home & Farmstead present Christmas at Hull House from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, and Sunday, Dec. 4, at the home, 5976 Genesee St., at Pavement Road, Lancaster.

The holiday open house will include recipes, folk lore, music, exhibits, demonstrations and photographs from the era.

A second event will make your four-legged friends feel right at home as the Hull House hosts “Hounds of the Howlidays” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10. The event serves as a benefit for the non-profit group WNY Citizens Against Puppy Mills, a humane education organization.

Attendees are welcome to bring their dogs for photos with Santa and to enjoy a bake sale, hot cocoa, cookies, gifts and more. For more information, call 937-3829.