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Deanna Russo

Deanna Russo was born and raised in WNY. She's a former TV news producer with several years of experience in online marketing and public relations. Deanna is a proud wife and mom of three kids.

Zittel’s Fall Tradition Brings Out Families in Hamburg

These days, finding a family-owned company that’s been in business for 120 years and 5 generations is tough to do.  It’s a rarity not only in Western New York, but also across the country. That’s why Zittel’s Country Market in Hamburg is so unique and as trees in our area start to change color and […]

Spring is in Full Bloom at Zittel’s

Are you one of the tens of thousands of Western New Yorkers who are saying “I’M SO DONE WITH WINTER!”???  Our fingers crossed that the snow days are behind us because today is the first day of May!  The flowers are blooming and planting season has begun.  The place to go for everything spring and […]

Field Trips, Fall Festival, Train Rides, & More at Zittel’s

Do you feel it?  The crisp autumn air is moving through Western New York.  Pumpkins are scattered around town and the leaves will be changing before you know it. Fall is a very exciting and busy time of year at Zittel’s Market or “The Big Red Barn” on Southwestern Boulevard in Hamburg.  “Our staff is […]

Apple®  Experts at Experimac-Orchard Park

Do you have an iPhone?  What about an iPad or a MAC laptop?  Well, there’s a fantastic business here in the Buffalo area that can help you with your “I would die without my Apple device.”  At Experimac – Orchard Park, their experts repair all Apple products and devices and sell certified pre-owned Apple devices. […]

Zittel’s Country Market: Everything you need to beautify your yard!

It’s time to get our yards in order! Flowers, mulch, and everything else to beautify your home!  Zittel’s Country Market in Hamburg is the place to go for all of your gardening needs. Zittel’s Country Market on Southwestern Boulevard has been a fixture in Hamburg a few decades, but the Zittel family has actually been […]

Kickstand Crafts Prepares For Grand Opening

Are you anxiously anticipating the spring warm up so you and your family can hop on your bikes for a ride through town or one of our many parks in the Buffalo area?   Would you be interested in checking out unique bike-related artisan crafted items?  If your answer to either of these questions is yes, […]

A Letter To Karen

  You were ripped from our lives and our hearts 20 years ago.  I can’t put into words how heartbroken I am thinking about how it happened – so tragically, so suddenly, and so preventable.  I get even more upset when I think about what could have been.  You would have been so proud to […]