Old Home Days Underway

Construction on Main Street Concerns

Matt Moran
July 11, 2018 - 3:24 pm

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Williamsville, N.Y. (WBEN) - The 41st installment of the festival began Tuesday bringing together the community and many from outside of it. Keaton DePriest, the director of community development ,says many will former locals will come back for reunions. 

"It's a real engagment week for the community," DePriest said.

Jean Boehm is a native of williamsville but now lives in rochester. She comes back every year with her kids for the festivities. 

"It's important to have them see where I came from and they love it," Boehm said.

The area aorund the festival will not be under construction, Rick Brown is the co-chair of the festival he says the construction is a concern.

"One of those things we will have to work through and make the best of," Brown said.

Police will be helping escort pedestrians across main street near island park. 

 

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