Posts By: Town Hall Terrace

Trout Season Is off to a Great Start in Western New York

The temperatures might still be a little chilly here on Grand Island, but that isn’t stopping the local anglers from making the most of the first days of trout season. The season started on Sunday, April 2, and fishing enthusiasts from throughout the region are already hauling in some pretty impressive catches. If you’d like… Read more »

Take a Family Trip to the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum

In 1915, Allan Herschell purchased a factory complex at 180 Thompson Street in North Tonawanda to support the growing needs of his budding wooden carousel business. Over the course of the next 55 years, Herschell’s company produce more than 3,000 hand-carved wooden carousels in the facility, establishing itself as one of the foremost manufacturers of… Read more »

Town Board Votes to Ban Truck Stops on Grand Island

Earlier this month, Love’s Travel Stop, a national chain of truck stops, revealed that it had plans to build a new location on Grand Island. The news came as a surprise to both residents and local officials, and the response to the proposed truck stop was overwhelmingly negative. Many people were not only concerned about… Read more »

Keep These Snow Removal Safety Tips in Mind This Season

We’re only a few weeks into winter, but we’ve already seen our fair share of snow here in Western New York. Shoveling snow is a pretty routine activity in our area, but it’s important to remember that strenuous shoveling can result in injuries if you’re not careful. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission,… Read more »