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$150,000 in Challenge Gifts for Mill Road Scenic Overlook

$150,000 in Challenge Gifts for Mill Road Scenic Overlook

The Friends of Mill Road, the Western New York Land Conservancy and the Town of Aurora are very pleased to announce that they have received two challenge gifts for a total of $150,000. Town Supervisor Jolene Jeffe stated, “We are so incredibly grateful to these two families for their leadership contributions that will create a community asset with extraordinary benefits for our entire region. We know that the overlook will enhance the economic vibrancy of our community and the health and enjoyment of our children and families by providing a new place to experience this incredible view.” 

State Parks Seeking Partners at Knox Farm State Park

State Parks Seeking Partners at Knox Farm State Park

A Statement Released by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation 

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has released a request for proposals (RFP) for private-sector businesses or qualified not-for-profit organizations for the design, construction and operation of an equestrian center at Knox Farm State Park.

The selected licensee will develop an equestrian program in existing facilities, add facilities as necessary to support the proposed activities and enhance Knox Farm State Park, while respecting the historic, environmental and cultural resources, and context of the park. Any proposed use must include a public benefit and purpose consistent with and complimentary to the property’s designation as a state park and will bear all costs of the program.

Legislator Dixon Plans Community Meetings at Library, Village Hall

Legislator Dixon Plans Community Meetings at Library, Village Hall

Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon will host two community meetings in her district to meet with constituents and provide an update on Legislative items and other County matters.

The community meetings will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5 at Lakeshore Library, S4857 Lakeshore Road, Hamburg, NY 14075, and from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, at Village of Blasdell Hall, 121 Miriam Ave., Blasdell, NY 14219.

Legislator Dixon and her staff will also be available to discuss local and county issues and answer questions related to the budget, road projects, services and other items. Information concerning Senior Services, Social Services, Veteran Affairs, the County Clerk’s office and other County departments will also be available. Notary services are available free of charge. Yellow Dot packets will be distributed to anyone in need.

Interested in Joining 4-H? Informational Meetings Planned

Interested in Joining 4-H? Informational Meetings Planned

Erie County Legislators Lynne Dixon, Joseph Lorigo, John Mills and Edward Rath, in partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extension – Erie County, are pleased to announce that two informational meetings to highlight the many exciting programs available through 4-H will be held in November. With an extensive list of opportunities available to youths, ages 5-19, the informational meetings will discuss what programs are offered and how to get involved.

Schumer Urges Park Service to List Main Street on National Register

Schumer Urges Park Service to List Main Street on National Register

A Statement Released by U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer' Office

Legislator Mills Announces Boston, Orchard Park Library Fundraisers

Legislator Mills Announces Boston, Orchard Park Library Fundraisers

Erie County Legislator John J. Mills will host the 1st annual Hot Dog Roast Fundraiser to benefit the Boston Free Library.

“I am looking forward to the first hot dog roast in Boston and bringing this fun event to the community. I hope everyone will come out and support the library,” said Legislator Mills.

The fundraiser will be held from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16 at the Boston Free Library, 9475 Boston State Road, Boston. The event will also feature Bubbleman from 6 to 7 p.m.

World's Largest Yard Sale, Mother's Day Weekend 2012

World's Largest Yard Sale, Mother's Day Weekend 2012

Your mother is special and unique so for Mother's Day you should get her a gift with the same qualities! Come on down to the World's Largest Yard Sale at the Hamburg Fair Grounds this Saturday, May 12, 2012 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. This event helps support the Variety Club of Buffalo.

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