The 14th annual Puerto Rican and Hispanic Day Parade will be held Saturday August 20th, 2016 in Buffalo, NY. Mayor Rosas has been selected as the Grand Marshal for the parade which draws thousands of people in every year!
Mayor Rosas caught this 6.5 lb. Walleye on “Dignitary Charter Day” at the Conservation Club. This event brought Lake Erie Awareness to the forefront.
Mayor Willie Rosas welcomed all management, staff, and 55 new employees at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet (Grand Opening) in the City of Dunkirk today!
The Grand Opening of Ollie’s Bargain Outlet in the City of Dunkirk is tomorrow, Wednesday August 17, 2016. Mayor Willie Rosas welcomes Ollie’s Bargain Outlet to Dunkirk, and wishes Ollie’s many continued decades of success here in the City of Dunkirk! Congrats!
Several City of Dunkirk streets will get road preparation Thursday and Friday by City and County crews. Residents and visitors should not park on these streets. The roads included are Eagle Street between Sixth Street and Lucas Avenue, East and West Third Streets for their full lengths, McKinley Avenue between Fourth Street and Lucas Avenue, and Mullet Street between Fourth and Fifth Streets.
On Monday, August 15, the new wearing surfaces will use the time-proven chip-seal method under County bid to get more road areas covered at less cost. After the roads are sealed, residents are asked to reduce their speed on these streets. The surface has high durability but requires rolling in of limestone and some days of curing before the surface does not require reduced speeds. The City DPW thanks residents and visitors for their cooperation and patience as these new surfaces are applied and in the days after as they cure.
The Dunkirk Beach Bash, brought to you by Presenting Sponsor, Fieldbrook Foods and co-sponsored by Community Bank, will be held Sat & Sun (August 6 & 7) from 1-8 both days. On Sat: The Human Foosball Game Competition will take place at 3pm & you can also sign up your team on site at 2:45pm. The Inaugural Dunkirk Boat Parade will begin at approximately 5pm led by the Lady of the Lake “MUIRGEN”, a 1927 Alden Malabar Jr Sailboat. Boaters interested in participating in Dunkirk’s Inaugural Boat Parade should be in the water by 4:30pm and meet up near the area of Cedar Beach which is the small beach area between the NRG Plant and the Dunkirk Lighthouse. Do not attempt to reach the beach as that area is very shallow and there is an old boat ramp in that area so stay just outside of the Cedar Beach area and wait for Jim Christie’s lead. The Muirgen Sailboat will be sitting just ahead all alone patiently awaiting the orders from Captain Jim Christie. Boaters will be using Marine Channel 9 to communicate during the Parade. We hope to have many boaters participating. Please take pics and submit to Dunkirk Festivals for posting! A press release regarding the Boat Parade has been sent out & confirmed by TV Stations Ch2, Ch4, Ch7, Time Warner, Buff News and Evening Observer and Jamestown Journal of the Press. So please wave to the cameras and don’t forget that this year’s “theme” is American Pride. Come join us.
The Human Foosball game Competition will begin at approximately 3 pm both days. You will see the Human Foosball Game set up near the Beach Hut. We want to thank Tom Mleczko for building this Foosball Game from scratch. This will be fun to watch. We will have a “Dunk Tank” to raise some funds for Charity and the Kid’s will have Bounce Houses and a Water Slide. There will be 4 bands entertaining the crowd during the weekend. Sat 1-4pm THE UNTOUCHABLES, Sat 5-8pm THE LOST DOGS….Sun 1-4pm THE FREEZE, Sun 5-8pm COUNTERFEIT. The National Guard will also be making an appearance Sunday during the Beach Bash and we have heard that a few amphibious planes will join us and make a landing in the water near Wright Park Beach. Saturday Night there will also be a Family Movie shown immediately after the Beach Bash. The Movie to be shown is FINDING NEMO…!! Sunday there will be a Bike Run beginning at the Corner of Center Rd and Route 5 in the Town of Sheridan. Kickstands go up at noon. The Bike Run will proceed to Dunkirk, NY and up Rt 5 West through Point Gratiot and back around to Rt 5 East to Main St and onto Lake Front Blvd directly to the Dunkirk Beach Bash. Come join us at The Dunkirk Beach Bash for some FUN!!! Due to reasons beyond our control we couldn’t sign Mr Yara (Sand Sculptor) but maybe we have some good sand sculptors right here in Dunkirk?. Feel free to join in the fun. Thank you to APG, Sons of Liberty Motorcycle Club, Shults Resale Center, Evening Observer, DFT, Dunkirk Chamber of Commerce, Merritt Winery, Southern Tier Brewery, The City of Dunkirk, and last but not least FIELDBROOK FOODS and Community Bank. See you all this weekend in Dunkirk at the FIRST WARD, USA!!!