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September 26, 2018 - 6:30pm

Join the Eli Fish Brewing Company team as we celebrate OktoberFest -- our first! -- DER ERSTE! This Friday, Sept. 28 from 5:30-10 p.m. at Jackson Square.
Tickets are $8 in advance / $10 day of, and can be purchased at the brewery and at Eventbrite.com.

Enjoy the classic German beer hall sounds of The Frankfurters, playing from 6 to 10 p.m. They are THE BAND to celebrate OktoberFest with!

Be among the first to taste the inaugural batch of ELI FISH OKTOBERFEST BEER. Brewer Jon is giving the classic Marzen Lager that Eli Fish touch.

Chef Sam and team are preparing a special OktoberFest menu. Savor tasty German cuisine served by Eli Fish and the FreshLab Eateries. And you'll want to do some practicing -- we're having a beer-hosting competition, among other fun activities.

June 20, 2015 - 4:49am


Last evening was the annual Stafford Firemen's Carnival Parade. Here are a couple photos from the event.

For more carnival and parade photos go to Facebook: Steve Ognibene Photography





June 6, 2015 - 7:00am


Have you heard of Dirty Girl? How about Tough Mudder? Well, the second annual John Kennedy School “Sons and Mudders” event kicked off last night. More than 300 sons and moms participated in the half-mile obstacle course. Some of the course events consists of sprinklers, tug-of-war, slip-'n'-slide to name a few, but most of the entertainment happens when they go through the mud crawl, said Allision Chua who is co-chair of tonight’s event.

David Chua came up with the “Sons and Mudders” name last year when they had 225 participants.

“It’s to promote and improve fitness for all age levels and to have some fun with our sons," said Allision Chua. "We have our annual father-daughter dance in February and our JK parent group got together to come up with some ideas with Jennifer Houseknecht who co-chaired the event last year and thought this would be a big hit and tonight showed it."


Three different time slots were broken up by grades from second to fourth to accommodate everyone.

Allison said, "We could not do it without our sponsors."

Muller Quaker, donated the yogurt and Artic Refrigeration, the ice and water for after each group finished. 

T-Shirts Etc. printed the shirts and nearly 30 local businesses donated toward the costs of the event. 


Dave Fisher runs the “Mud Crawl” and if you don’t get mud on you, he makes sure you do. AD Call & Sons helped with the covering costs for the dirt used for the event.

For more photos and to purchase go to: Steve Ognibene Photography




April 26, 2015 - 10:24am
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April 30, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

This Thursday in Batavia at the Dibble family center, come learn and be educated !  Free class and chance to win some prizes too:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1430028030632387/

February 26, 2015 - 8:05am
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February 28, 2015 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Mid Winter Mixer

Saturday February 28th

GO ART! Center, Seymour Place, 201 East Main Street, Batavia 14020

6:30 - 9:00 PM

Here is what your $25 donation gives you:

Entertainment by comic, comedian, local radio star, Hiram Kasten

Wine, beer and delicious appetizers

Basket raffle chances

October 18, 2014 - 10:33am
posted by Holland Land Office in history, family, food, live music, fun, dancing.
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October 19, 2014 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

The Holland Land Office Museum and the Willow Bend Inn present a Fall Family Festival at the historic stage coach stop of the 1800s on Sunday, October 19th from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.  Events include children's games and crafts, stagecoach travelers, Civil War and 1812 reenactors, musket firing, raffles, live music by Red Creek, food including wings, chicken fingers, fries, chili, burgers, and a cash bar.  This is a fundraiser for the Holland Land Office Museum.  Admission is $5.00 for adults and free for children.  There will be a cowboy/cowgirl costume contest for children as well.  

July 20, 2013 - 7:06am
posted by Pamela Klotzbach in Summer, church, kids, free, fun, VBS, meal.
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July 22, 2013 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

A Little Bit o' Talent  July 22 -26 Vacation Bible School

Free meal for the whole family begins at 5:30. The program begins at 6:15. From nursery age through 6th grade PLUS discussion format for youth and adults.

Come and join the talent show of Biblical characters who shared their talents for God.

Transportation available:  343-4708 or 716-560-0290

Batavia: First United Methodist Church

8221 Lewiston Rd


November 6, 2012 - 9:18pm
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November 13, 2012 - 7:15pm to 9:00pm

Lets Talk Turkey…the holidays are upon us & what do the holidays bring? Parties with family, friends and lets not forget the dreaded employee parties. Do you usually shy away or stand on the sidelines because you just can\'t just jump in on a conversation? Stop in Tuesday night to see how "SpeakUp" Toastmasters can show you how to become a skilled & savvy speaker & be the hit of the party season. Stop in on 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of the month; @ 1 Mill St. in the Conference Room in Greg Post General Services.

January 31, 2012 - 2:39pm
posted by molly baxter in fun, part-time position.
Company Name: 
Pembroke Travel Plaza
Job Type: 

The Pembroke Travel plaza is in need of Bakers for our Tim Horton's. All shifts available. We are open 24 hours!

Must be able to follow directions, utilize kithcen equipment.

Sets up and operates kitchen equipment 

Keeps workstation and equipment clean, organized, sanitized, and sufficiently stocked 

For an application: come into The Pembroke Travel Plaza, 8319 Indian Falls Road, Corfu. Ask for an application at Tim Hortons   OR  email [email protected] for an  application.

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