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October 27, 2011 - 3:03pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Sponsored Post, advertisement, contests.

Congratulations to Robert Tretter, winner of the Main St. Pizza Company NFL Challenge Week 7 contest. Tretter wins one large cheese pizza with one topping. Tretter correctly picked Arian Foster of Houston as the back to gain the most rushing and receiving yards in Week 7. Tretter was selected in a random drawing from among the 12 people who picked Foster.

Winners of the NFL Challenge have one week to claim their prizes.

October 20, 2011 - 2:35pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Sponsored Post, advertisement, contests.

Congratulations to Barb King, winner of the Main St. Pizza Company NFL Challenge contest for week 6. She was randomly selected from among the 16 people who correctly predicted that Cam Newton of Carolina would throw the most interceptions. Newton tossed three picks. King wins one calzone and French fries.

All contest winners have one week to claim their prize.

October 13, 2011 - 4:18pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Sponsored Post, advertisement, contests.

To enter this week's contest, click here.

In the Week 5 contest, I screwed up a setting and nobody's answers were recorded. Therefore, the winner was picked randomly from among all contest entrants. I apologize to the entrants for the botched job.

The winner of the Week 5 contest is Tony Johnson.

Reminder, winners have one week from the day they're notified to claim their prize.

October 6, 2011 - 8:12am
posted by Howard B. Owens in advertising, Sponsored Post, contests.

Week 4's winner was Chris Chase. Chase was selected from among the random drawing of 13 people who picked either Mike Nugent of Cincinnati or John Kasey of New Orleans from among the 10 possible choices as the NFL kicker with the most points in week 4. Nugent and Kasey both had 11 points in their games. Chase wins one small antipasta salad, one small cheese pizza with one topping, fried dough and two liters of soda. 

NOTE: Winners have a week after selection to claim their prizes.

September 21, 2011 - 6:11pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in thebatavian, advertising, Sponsored Post, advertisment.

We've selected the winners of three contests we recently held on The Batavian.

In the Facebook "Like" contest sponsored by Hardcor Audio, Brian Staebell is the winner. Staebell wins a free remote starter from Hardcor Audio.

In the Facebook "Like" contest sponsored by Scratch Bakery, the winner is Denise Rader. Rader wins a birthday party package.

In the Facebook "Like" contest sponsored by The Batavian, Lynn Bezon is the winner. Bezon wins an 8G iPod.

Thank you to all who participated. We'll have more contests as soon as we get them organized.

September 20, 2011 - 5:56pm

Week 2's winner: Tom Guentner, who was among six entrants who correctly picked
Jermaine Gresham, Cincinnati, as the tight end with the most reception yards.

September 13, 2011 - 11:08am

For the Week 1 contest, 17 people correctly picked Darren McFadden of the Oakland Raiders as the week's leader in rushing yards. After a random drawing from among those 17 people, Mark Potwora wins the sheet pizza.

September 7, 2011 - 9:14pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in sports, Main St. Pizza Company, Sponsored Post, advertisement.

Notes: A few weeks ago, Vic Marchese, owner of Main St. Pizza Company mentioned to me, almost offhand, that he thought it would be fun to sponsor a fantasy football contest for the 2011 NFL season. As it so happened, just of that very day, I had available the tools to make it happen. So here you go, a weekly football challenge sponsored by Main St. Pizza Company.

Each week, you will be asked to pick an NFL player who will lead the league in an offensive or defensive statistical category. All of the entrants who pick the correct player will be entered into a drawing to win that week's prize. This week, for example, is a sheet pizza from Main St. Pizza Company.

Each Tuesday we'll post who won the previous week's contest and the new challenge question.

Click the ad above to enter the contest.

August 10, 2011 - 7:07am
posted by Destin Danser in advertising, east pembroke, Sponsored Post.

This Saturday, Aug. 13, the East Pembroke Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting its 4th annual 4-wheeler Mud Races. Registration begins at 10 a.m., and the racing starts at 1 p.m. The cost is $15 per wheeler and $10 per spectator. Kids under 11 get in free. The event will be located directly behind the East Pembroke Fire Hall at 2623 W. Main St. Road, East Pembroke. 

This is going to be a huge event, with racers coming from as far away as Canada, and Rome, New York!

The day doesn't end when the races do either! So what else is going on?

July 23, 2011 - 10:12am
posted by The Batavian in Deal of the Day, Sponsored Post, advertisement.

While limited supplies last, The Batavian is offering gift certificates for Carlson's Studio on Jackson Street in Batavia at HALF PRICE.

We have a limited number of $100 gift certificates for $50 (plus a $2 service fee) and a limited number of $200 gift certificates for $100 (plus a $3 service fee).

Gift certificates may be redeemed for photos sessions for family portraits, newborn pictures, senior photos, weddings or any other situation where only quality, professional photography will do.

Limit one gift certificate per household.

$100 Gift Certificate (for $50)

July 19, 2011 - 12:49am

In an exclusive auction, Bontrager Real Estate & Auction Service is offering this stunning A-frame-style house on a half acre wooded lot in Corfu.

The 2,784 sq. ft. home is located at 8858 Lover's Lane. 

It features four bedrooms, two baths and a 24x36 two-car garage, along with a fireplace, wood stove and hot tub.

The open house is from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday.

The auction is at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 2.

June 29, 2011 - 5:27pm
posted by The Batavian in Sponsored Post, advertisement, Dupont TV.

June 22, 2011 - 11:19pm
posted by The Batavian in batavia, Sponsored Post, advertisement.

This post is a paid advertisement, brought to you by Pink Gorilla Tees and Graphics.

Center Street Smokehouse is the place to be this Friday night! Tim Walton has arranged for MTV and reality star Wes Bergmann from "Road Rules: Challenge" and "Real World: Austin" to be in the house celebrating the season premier of his new show "Rivals: Challenge."

"We are going to have the place packed. It's going to be like Halloween, Thanksgiving and St. Patrick's Day in there. It's gonna be a fun night for everyone," says Walton, who also set up the iTeen event that will take place at 7 p.m. at the rink for teens.

He had gotten a lot of feedback from the adult crowd asking for an event to take place.

"I had people asking me when I was going to do something at a bar, so I decided to talk to Wes and he agreed to extend his party to the adult crowd that night."

May 15, 2011 - 7:44pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Attica, advertising, Sponsored Post.


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