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Posted on: May 22, 2023

Dick Bessel Independence Day Run 2023

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Grand Island, New York  The 47th Annual Dick Bessel Independence Day Run

Tuesday, July 4th

Kids Race - 314 meters (ages 4-10): 9:00 am 2.3 Mile Run (ages 10 and up): 9:15 am

Event Sanctioned by USATF Course Certified to be accurate by USATF...

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Posted on: May 17, 2023

Memorial Day Ceremony

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Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday, May 29, 2023 – 10:00 a.m.

The Town of Grand Island, Charles N. DeGlopper VFW Post #9249, American Legion Post 

#1346 and Grand Island High School Wind Ensemble will honor the men and women who made 


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Posted on: May 10, 2023

Free Woodchip Delivery

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Contact the Highway Department for free Woodchips at 716-773-9632.

Woodchips will be provided free while supplies last. 

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Posted on: May 2, 2023

Nature video on the Niagara River and the Niagara River Escarpment

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Check out this Nature video on the Niagara River and the Niagara River Escarpment that premiered on April 19, 2023.

About the Episode:

Witness the story of an extraordinary ecosystem – larger than the state of Texas, and more precious than oil. Th...

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Posted on: April 24, 2023

Emergency Response Planning Team

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This group has come together as what we are calling the "Emergency Response Planning Team". 

In December of 2022 we experienced what was deemed a “once in a generation” Blizzard event that began on Friday, December 23...

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Posted on: April 19, 2023

Community Survey on Public Safety and Law Enforcement

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The Town of Grand Island is inviting residents to take a brief survey that asks them about their experiences with the Grand Island Police Department and their perceptions of crime in the community. The survey covers five key areas: community involvement, ...
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Posted on: March 8, 2023

Baseline Road Waterline Project


The portion of Baseline Road from Bush Road to Alvin Road will have a daily single lane road closure in the work area as the project progresses.  The closure will begin March 15, and has an anticipated completion date of November 30 or until comp...

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

Long Road Project

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The Town has received from the applicant a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the Long Road Project. It can be found elsewhere on this website.  It has not been accepted by the Town.  The Town’s consultant’s first round of comments ...

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Posted on: August 25, 2022

Family Support Services



Grand Island School District Family Support Services (FSS) Program is excited to offer a variety of programs to families with students in need of mental health support. FSS is a joint endeavor of the Grand Island Central S...

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