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Jacobs to host "Passports on the Move" Outreach Event

Jacobs to host "Passports on the Move" Outreach Event

 County Clerk’s Office provides convenient Passport service
 

Erie County, NY- As a service to Erie County residents, County Clerk Chris Jacobs will be offering additional “Passports on the Move” outreach events the second Tuesday of each month. The next event will be held on Tuesday, September 10, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Erie County Auto Bureau, located in the Northtown Plaza, 3095 Sheridan Drive in Amherst.

“The Clerk’s Office is pleased to make this service available in order to meet the growing demand for passports,” said County Clerk Jacobs. “I want to make County government more customer-centered, including offering convenient alternatives for our customers to obtain passports.”

Family Traditions Stir the Pot at The Pasta Peddler

Family Traditions Stir the Pot at The Pasta Peddler

Mike Sedia has fond memories of days that have long since passed, when he would watch his mother and grandmother prepare homemade ravioli by hand to feed their hungry family. 

“We’re Italian, and that’s what we would do on a Sunday,” recalled Mike. “Everyone loved that pasta. We always said that we should sell their pasta and sauce.”

Little did Mike know that he was predicting the future. Today, he is the proud co-owner — along with his son-in-law Eric Amodeo — of The Pasta Peddler, a business that has now been in the family since 1994.

Student Athletes Need Proper Eye Protection

Student Athletes Need Proper Eye Protection

With thoughts slowly turning to back-to-school, parents are reminded to take precautions as their sons and daughters ready to make their return to the popular fall and winter sports. The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Ophthalmology are both strongly recommending that protective eyewear be worn by all participants in all sports in which there is risk of eye injury.

“Among the popular school sports considered high risk when it comes to the potential for eye injury are basketball, baseball, softball, lacrosse, ice hockey and field hockey,” said Michael Tomasik, owner of Tomasik Optical in Orchard Park and Lackawanna. “Sports in the moderate risk category include tennis, soccer, volleyball and football.

Traveling Just Got Better ... With Weber’s!

Traveling Just Got Better ... With Weber’s!

 

It just became a whole lot easier to take a taste of Western New York with you when you travel. Weber’s famous horseradish mustard and several other products produced by the Heintz & Weber Co. of Buffalo are now available at retail outlets within the Buffalo Niagara International Airport.

“This is an expansion that we’ve wanted to make happen for more than a decade,” said Weber’s President Steven Desmond. “We are extremely proud to announce that travelers entering or leaving Buffalo can now pick up our Horseradish Mustard, Hot Piccalilli Relish and Hot Texan Sandwich Sauce at the airport. And for the diehard Weber’s lover, we’re also selling the Weber's Six Pack of mustard, relish and sandwich sauces.”

Jacobs Hosts "Passports on the Move" Community Outreach

Jacobs Hosts "Passports on the Move" Community Outreach

 County Clerk’s Office will now offer monthly outreach

Erie County, NY- As a service to Erie County residents, County Clerk Chris Jacobs announced that his office will be offering additional “Passports on the Move” outreach events the second Tuesday of every month. The next event will be held on Tuesday, July 9th, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Erie County Auto Bureau, located in the Northtown Plaza, 3095 Sheridan Drive in Amherst.

“The Clerk’s Office is pleased to make this service available in order to meet the growing demand for passports,” said County Clerk Jacobs. “I want to make County government more customer-centered, including offering convenient alternatives for our customers to obtain passports.”

Buy Lunch for the Zoo Animals During July

The Buffalo Zoo invites you to show your support for the animals by buying them lunch!

Beginning Monday, July 1 until Wednesday, July 31, 2013, you can add $1 to your food or membership purchases at the Zoo. All proceeds will benefit the Adopt an Animal program and go toward the purchase of food for the Zoo’s animal residents.

Visitors can “buy the animals lunch” at Beastro concession stand and Guest Services Office located at the Zoo’s main entrance. Those who support this campaign will receive an “I Helped Buy the Animals Lunch card. After filling the card out with your name, you may opt to keep the card or have it displayed at the Zoo. 

Chateau Buffalo — Buffalo’s Urban Winery — Opens in the Niagara Frontier Food Terminal

Chateau Buffalo — Buffalo’s Urban Winery — Opens in the Niagara Frontier Food Terminal

Chateau Buffalo, Buffalo’s urban winery specializing in wines and craft hard ciders made with locally grown grapes and fruits, has opened in Buffalo’s Niagara Frontier Food Terminal in the city’s Clinton-Bailey market area. The 3,500-square-foot facility is used for both retail sales and production, according to owner Carl Schmitter. 

Located at 175 Niagara Frontier Food Terminal (1500 Clinton St.), the beautifully renovated winery and retail store occupies previously vacant space in the historic food terminal dating back to the early 1930s. Store hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, and by appointment.