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Annual Street Festival and Sidewalk Sale Comes to East Aurora on July 26

Annual Street Festival and Sidewalk Sale Comes to East Aurora on July 26

 

Doug Allen, national anthem singer for the Buffalo Sabres, will be joined by the American Legion Post #362 Color Guard to perform the Star-Spangled Banner at 9:45 a.m. Saturday, July 26, at the 45th annual East Aurora Street Festival and Sidewalk Sale. The event, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., will feature more than 100 vendors, special guests and numerous fun-filled family activities along Main Street.

Bringing Pets Into the U.S.? Careful Planning is Required

Bringing Pets Into the U.S.? Careful Planning is Required

 

(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!)

Relocating to the United States requires a lot of time and attention to detail. Obtaining visas, work permits, securing housing and transportation — in addition to packing and making travel arrangements — can be overwhelming. While many people understand that four-legged friends are often considered to be members of the family, bringing the family pets to the United States also requires a lot of planning and effort. 

Grants Allow Rural Outreach Center to Offer Expanded Community Services 

Grants Allow Rural Outreach Center to Offer Expanded Community Services 

 

The Rural Outreach Center (ROC) in South Wales has received a health care grant from the Maria M. Love Foundation and a large FEMA trailer that will be used to offer extended services. The ROC is a nonprofit Christian organization committed to helping individuals and families living in rural communities to overcome poverty through multiple strategies.

West Seneca’s New Outdoor Market Returns on July 3

West Seneca’s New Outdoor Market Returns on July 3

 

Following a one-week hiatus to make room for the town’s Community Days celebration, West Seneca’s new Main Street Marketplace, sponsored by the Western New York Federal Credit Union, returns from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 3. The farmers’ and food producers’ market features nearly 30 vendors and local entertainment Thursday evenings through Sept. 4. 

The event takes place on the grassy hill at the corner of Union Road and Main Street, next to West Seneca Town Hall. In the event of extremely wet conditions, the market will move within the park, into the parking lot immediately in front of the West Seneca Ice Rink.

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Daemen to Celebrate Rosary Hall’s Historic Landmark Designation

Daemen to Celebrate Rosary Hall’s Historic Landmark Designation

Daemen College’s Rosary Hall, recognized for its Italian Renaissance Revival architecture and designed by one of most prominent Buffalo architects of the early 20th century, will be officially designated a historic landmark at 3 p.m. July 1.

The college will host a celebration in Rosary Hall in honor of this distinguished designation by the Amherst Historic Preservation Commission. Daemen President Gary A. Olson, Amherst Deputy Supervisor Guy Marlette, commission representatives, and members of the college community are expected to be in attendance.

“We are honored to have Rosary Hall receive historic landmark status in Amherst, which has been home to the Daemen campus since it was founded,” said Olson. “This beautiful building stands as a visible representation of Daemen’s past and for it to receive such as significant designation is a testament to its preservation as part of the rich history of the college and town.”

Erie County Fair....Get Your Tickets NOW!!!

Erie County Fair....Get Your Tickets NOW!!!

 

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!!

And lucky for all of us avid fairgoers, there are so many admission specials going on this year at Fair time, in addition to the great discounted prices that you can get tickets for right now!  Presale adult admission tickets are available until August 5th online at ecfair.org or in person at the Fairgrounds Event Center.  Adult regular admission  tickets are just $7 and Seniors (60+) regular admission tickets are just $5.  These tickets are valid any day of the Fair!!  And for the online sales, there is no service fee!!!

TD Sunfest to Celebrate Music, Culture in Nearby London

TD Sunfest to Celebrate Music, Culture in Nearby London

When TD Sunfest ’14 opens on July 3rd for four days in nearby London, Ontario, it will mark a major milestone for one of Ontario’s signature summer events – 20 years of celebrating world cultures through culturally diverse music and dance, food, crafts and visual art.

Considered one of the top three festivals in Canada and voted one of the Top 100 Destinations in North America (the American Bus Association), TD Sunfest transfigures downtown London’s beautiful Victoria Park into a culturally diverse jewel where over 35 outstanding world music and jazz ensembles representing almost every region of the planet entertain on five stages.