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Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Lists 10/23/10 Attractions

Coming to the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market on Saturday, October 23: Wine-tasting courtesy of Leonard Oakes Estate Winery, and a visit from Community Beer Works. Market hours are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday.

Please note that guests are subject to change. For a complete list of events and vendors, visit www.elmwoodmarket.org. Frequent updates are also available by becoming a fan of the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market page on Facebook.

The Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market ... always fresh, always seasonal, always local!

Reps. Higgins and Lee Announce Grand Opening of Passport Center in Western New York

New Full-Service Facility Is One-Stop-Shop for Western New Yorker’s Passport Needs

Rep. Higgins & Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation Announce $5 Million for Buffalo Harbor

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation (ECHDC) Chairman Jordan Levy announced the release of $5 million, secured through the New York Power Authority relicensing settlement agreement, toward a project to build the Buffalo Harbor Bridge

“For decades limited and disjointed access has kept people, business and opportunity away from the Outer Harbor,” said Congressman Brian Higgins.  “By providing a link between the City’s downtown core and our waterfront we are actually building a bridge to limitless opportunities to draw economic development, jobs, residential living, recreation and tourism into the region.”

Continental 1 'Trade Corridors of the Future' Conference

Continental 1 is bringing together national and regional trade experts for this all-day trade corridor conference. Continental 1 Corridor is one of the region's top economic development opportunities. Event participation will help build awareness and gain support for the completion of the Continental 1 Corridor - the 1,500 mile direct route from Toronto to Miami that will bring business growth and faster, safer travel. The completion of Contintal 1 is within reach - only 269 miles to complete the corridor.

Innovations and Game Changers
Trade Corridors of the Future

Monday, October 25, 2010
8:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Templeton Landing
2 Templeton Terrace
Buffalo , NY 14202

NCIDA Accepts Application for Assistance from Verizon

Mega-project would create hundreds of permanent and temporary construction jobs

 

SANBORN, N.Y. – The Niagara County Industrial Development Agency (NCIDA) today formally accepted an application from Verizon in which the company is proposing to build an operations center in the town of Somerset.  The center would create hundreds of jobs, including approximately 500 jobs during the construction phase with an estimated annual economic impact of $500 million.  The project also will create new revenues for the various taxing jurisdictions, including the town of Somerset, the Barker school district and Niagara County.

Childbirth Education Classes Available for Expecting or New Parents and Grandparents

A wide variety of childbirth education classes for expecting or new parents and grandparents are available at Women & Children’s Hospital, which has partnered with Destination Maternity® to also offer classes at its location at 2130 Walden Ave. in Cheektowaga.

The new Grandparent Class helps update grandparents on current childbirth practices as well as focusing on "today’s baby" care with newer approaches to taking care of newborns. The class is interactive and outlines the importance of being a grandparent!

Childbirth Education classes available for expecting or new parents also include:
-Prepared Childbirth Class
-Birthing Basics
-Baby Basics
-Prepared Childbirth for Teenage Parents
-Maternity Tours
-Breastfeeding
-Sibling Class
-Siblings at Birth
-Mommy & Me
-Massage Therapy (call 878-7370)