Village of Gowanda Brownfield Opportunity Area Pre-Nomination Study now available for Public Comment!

Thank you to all who cam out to the Hollywood Theater last night for a presentation on the newly completed Step 1 Brownfield Opportunity Area Pre-Nomination Study! You are the CHAMPIONS of your community and on behalf of the BOA Consultant Team, it has been an honor working with you to develop your vision for the revitalization of your community. The draft report is now available below.

Please review the report and submit your feedback. All feedback will be reviewed and considered when making any necessary revisions to the final study document. We truly hope that you find this report to be representative of what you envision for your future and a useful guide to assist you in moving forward.

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Select the link below to review the draft report and then provide your feedback here.

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REDISCOVER GOWANDA Family Fun Event!

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/543945215790128/

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:

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Join us Memorial Day Weekend May 26th ~ May 29th

Carnival TICKET Information:

SPECIAL DEAL!!  Pre-purchase tickets before Thursday, May 26th and your price is $1.00 a ride (must purchase 6 ride ticket strip for $6.00)

Pre-purchase Tickets available at the following locations:  Community Bank, Gabel Brothers, McCormack’s Hardware, Shop N Save, Gowanda Eye Care, I’ll Drink to that Promotions, Gowanda Credit Union and Auto Wrench Connection

Price of tickets at the carnival:  $1.00 a ticket, $10.00 for 12 tickets, $20.00 for 26 tickets.  (note: 2-3 tickets needed for each ride)

RIDE SPECIALS:

Saturday: 1pm to 5pm  $14.00 Unlimited Rides

Saturday:   6pm to 10pm $14.00 Unlimited Rides

Sunday:      1pm – 5pm $14.00 Unlimited Rides

 

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FUN FILLED FAMILY FESTIVITIES INCLUDING CARNIVAL RIDES * ATTRACTIONS * TRAIN RIDES * MILITARY THEMED MOVIES AT THE  HOLLYWOOD THEATER

REDISCOVER GOWANDA’S LOCAL BUSINESSES  OFFERING SIDEWALK SALES!

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Participating Businesses: 

AFLAC                                                 17 Jamestown Street, Gowanda

Amish Collections                            10 Jamestown Street, Gowanda

Artisa Salon                                       26 Jamestown Street, Gowanda

Auto Wrench Connection              2 Mill Street, Gowanda

Big Foot                                             11263 Indian Hill Rd, Perrysburg

Charlies Place                                   28 Jamestown Street, Gowanda

Collective Energy                             42 West Main Street, Gowanda

Crowell Auto Supply                        14722 Aldrich St Ext, Gowanda

Forts Grocery/Shop N Save           10 Buffalo Street, Gowanda

Gabel Brothers                                 27 West Main Street, Gowanda

Garden Gate Green House             11649 W. Perrysburg Rd, Perrysburg

Gowanda Eye Care                          4 E. Main Street

Gowanda Ford                                 14650 Route 62, Gowanda                                                                       (will have their cars at Community Bank)

Gowanda Free Library                    56 W. Main Street

Gowanda Harley Davidson            2535 Gowanda Zoar Road, Gowanda

Hagers Flowers                                25 West Main Street, Gowanda

Hair Etc.                                             8 Jamestown Street, Gowanda

Heaven Scent                                   18 Jamestown Street, Gowanda

Honks Liquor Store                          76 Jamestown Street, Gowanda

I’ll Drink to that Promotions          4 East Main Street, Gowanda

J&J Outfitters                                      20 Jamestown Street, Gowanda

Jesse’s Toy box                                  53 West Main Street, Gowanda

Kara’s Creations                               setting up on Jamestown Street, Gowanda

Maple Glen Sugar House                2266 Zoar Road, Gowanda

Main Street Style                               32 West Main Street, Gowanda

McCormacks Hardware                 21 West Main Street, Gowanda

NY & Lake Erie Railroad  office is 47 West Main Street, Gowanda

Norwex                                                 setting up on West Main Street, Gowanda

Radio Shack                                      7 W. Main Street, Gowanda

Soles Unlimited                                1 West Main St. Gowanda            

The Attic                                            23 Buffalo Street, Gowanda       

May 28th Train Rides – TICKETS ON SALE NOW!!!

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NY&LE RR to Offer Military-Themed Train Rides for Rediscover Gowanda Festival

GOWANDA, NY – New York & Lake Erie Railroad and Love , INC. will offer two scheduled train trips to the Village of South Dayton’s beautifully restored Erie Railroad Depot on Saturday, May 28th, 2016 as part of the many festivities planned for the Rediscover Gowanda Memorial Day Weekend. The rides will feature Civil War re-enactors on-board the trains to entertain and educate the passengers.

The 2 ¼ hour round trips will depart from the Gowanda train station, located at 50 Commercial Street, at 1:00 pm, and 3:30 pm. Coach seating is $15.00 for adults and $10.00 for children ages 3-11. Ages 2 and under ride free on the lap of a ticket holder. Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase. First Class seating in the Daniel Webster Dining Car is $20.00 Adult and $15.00 Child (3-11), with a snack pack and beverage included.

Due to limited seating, advance ticket purchase is recommended. Train tickets can be purchased in advance on-line until May 26th at: gowandaloveinc.org. Any unsold seats will go on sale starting one hour prior to each trip at the Gowanda train station. Questions may be directed to Love Inc at 716 532-3541 on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays or Fridays 9 AM to 1 PM.

FREE MOVIES AT THE HISTORIC HOLLYWOOD THEATER!!

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Movie Schedule:

May 27th  7pm  MOVIE:  Navajo Code Talkers

During World War II, Navajo soldiers contributed one of the conflict’s most vital yet least publicized achievements by weaving their native language into an unbreakable code. Via interviews with surviving code talkers, this History Channel documentary sheds light on the Navajo troops’ role, valor and motivations. The program also details their legacy’s effect on contemporary Navajo and how the cipher has aided the United States since the war.

May 28th MOVIES:

1pm MOVIE: Last Letters Home

Ten families read letters from their loved ones killed during Operation Iraqi Freedom in this powerful and moving HBO documentary by Oscar and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Bill Couturie (Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam). Photos of the soldiers in military and civilian life are shown as family members read the final correspondence received from Iraq and share their thoughts and memories about the fallen troops and the realities of war.

3pm MOVIE:  Inside the Green Berets

Tragedy strikes while a National Geographic film crew follows a Green Beret unit in Afghanistan helping local residents fight the Taliban in this compelling documentary. When an explosion hits, both soldiers and documentarians are affected. The resulting film offers an inside look at the realities of war and the sacrifices these tough-as-nails elite fighters make daily. An interview with producer Steven Hoggard is included.

For further information, please contact  Janet Vogtli at 982-1170

 

Join the Village of Gowanda at the Hollywood Theater in Celebration of the Completion of the Step 1 Brownfield Opportunity Area Study!

Final Public Meeting

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All are invited for a free and informational meeting recapping the results of the Step 1 Brownfield Opportunity Area Pre-Nomination Study as well as to celebrate the progress the Village of Gowanda has made to-date in it’s efforts to revitalize the community.

Join us at the Historic Hollywood Theater, Thursday, May 19th at 6:30 pm.  

See the attached “Gowanda Focus Area Diagrams” for additional information prior to the meeting.

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Site and Community Visioning Tours Planned for Saturday, February 27

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Join Village Municipal Leaders, the Project Team, fellow citizens, and community stakeholders for a morning of Re-envisioning the Village of Gowanda!

Join Us on February 27, 2016!

To help focus its revitalization efforts, the Village of Gowanda has undertaken a number of significant efforts which have resulted in the potential for additional plans for moving forward with individual aspects of community redevelopment. One of these efforts, the NYS Brownfield Opportunity Area Step 1 Pre-Nomination Study, which is lead by C&S Companies, is currently in progress. In order to ensure that the local community is given a voice in the redevelopment planning for the Study Area, we are extending an open invitation to join us for the second round of Site Analysis and Community Visioning Tours, which will take place on February 27, 2016, beginning at 10 am at Village Hall, with the second to begin at 12 pm.

When:

Saturday, February 27, 2016
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Site analysis Tour
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Community Visioning Tour

Where:

Meet at Gowanda Village Hall
27 East Main Street
Gowanda, NY 14070
RSVP: CSURDYK@JKLASTUDIO.COM

 

Save the Date!

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To help focus its revitalization efforts, the Village of Gowanda has undertaken a number of significant efforts which have resulted in the potential for additional plans for moving forward with individual aspects of community redevelopment. One of these efforts, the NYS Brownfield Opportunity Area Step 1 Pre-Nomination Study, which is lead by C&S Companies, is currently in progress. In order to ensure that the local community is given a voice in the redevelopment planning for the Study Area, we are extending an open invitation to join us for a number of Site Analysis Tours and Community Visioning Tours, the first of which will take place on January 18, 2016, beginning at 10 am at Village Hall, with the second to begin at 2 pm.

When:

Monday, January 18, 2016
10:00 am – 12:30 pm Site analysis Tour
2:00 pm – 4:30 pm Community Visioning Tour

Where:

Gowanda Village Hall
27 East Main Street
Gowanda, NY 14070
RSVP: CSURDYK@JKLASTUDIO.COM