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Drums Along the Waterfront Celebrates WNY Competitors

Drums Along the Waterfront Celebrates WNY Competitors

 

Eight of the top drum corps in the world — who hold 42 combined Drum Corps International World Championship titles — will be visiting Western New York early next month to compete in the annual Drums Along the Waterfront competition.

“This is marching music’s major leagues,” exclaimed Jack Gaylord Jr., president of Drums Along the Waterfront. “The work, the dedication, the talent, the passion … they have made it to the very top.”

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Annual Pow Wow set for Salamanca This Weekend

Annual Pow Wow set for Salamanca This Weekend

Dance, drum competitions highlight celebration of Native culture

One of the most grand and enthusiastic celebrations of Native American culture is set for this coming weekend in Salamanca.

The 2015 Marvin “Joe” Curry Veterans Pow Wow will take place at Veterans Park from Friday, July 17 – Sunday, July 19. The annual three-day event will feature a series of exhilarating dance and drum competitions, with competitors coming from across the United States and Canada. More than $50,000 in prize money will be awarded during the Pow Wow.

Scottish Festival Among August Events at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

Scottish Festival Among August Events at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

 

Four events and a special collaborative effort with several other cultural attractions are planned during the month of August at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, located at 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road in Amherst.

NEW!!! At The Erie County Fair......Little Hands on the Farm

NEW!!!  At The Erie County Fair......Little Hands on the Farm

The Erie County Fair is excited to introduce “Little Hands on the Farm” at this year’s Fair. The new interactive exhibit is another piece of the Fair’s continued efforts to provide educational, yet fun, opportunities for Fair guests to experience the different components of agriculture.

“Little Hands on the Farm” will transform Baker Park into a kid-sized farm, complete with barns, gardens, and animals too!  The hands-on experience will have children participating in various farm chores from milking a cow to driving a tractor. 

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Fallen New York State trooper honored


HAMBURG, NY - A local state trooper who suffered a deadly heart attack was honored Saturday.

A sign honoring the life of Trooper William Keane was put up along Milestrip Expressway in Hamburg. Keane passed away in 2013 after suffering a heart attack during a police event in Utah.

The event was organized by the Badge of Honor Association, which honors members of law enforcement who make the ultimate sacrifice going above and beyond the call of duty.

Keane was a 26-year veteran of the New York State Police.

Towne Auto Acquires North Collins Dealership; Adds GM Franchises to Portfolio

Towne Auto Acquires North Collins Dealership; Adds GM Franchises to Portfolio

Buffalo, NY – Towne Automotive Group expanded its Western New York presence by acquiring Steve Baldo Chevrolet Buick Cadillac in North Collins, NY. The deal makes General Motors franchises available to Towne customers for the first time, adding to its broad lineup of quality vehicles.

“We have many longtime salespeople with loyal customers who keep coming back to us when they’re searching for a new vehicle,” said Frank Downing Jr., Towne Automotive Group president. “Now, not only are we expanding our customer base, we’re also expanding the number of models we can offer them.”

Get Your Erie County Fair Motor Events Tickets Now!!!

Fairgoers....Start Your Engines!!!!  Get ready for the motor events this year at the Erie County Fair!  Tradition reserves the last four nights at The Fair for tons of revving, pulling, and crashing!!  And let me tell you, this year is no different.  You have some fine choices for these events.  Maybe you want to check out the Ultimate Night of Destruction, or maybe The Truck & Tractor Pull, or maybe even the biggest and “best-est” Demolition Derby!  Choose one or choose them all!  They will prove to be the best nights of Fair fun around!!!

This is the Motor Event lineup for this year’s Fair: