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Senator William T. Stachowski honors Jeff Empric and Newell Nussbaumer with recognition for the Buffalo Powder Keg Winter Festival

Senator William T. Stachowski honors Jeff Empric and Newell Nussbaumer with recognition for the Buffalo Powder Keg Winter Festival.


The Senator, who was instrumental in getting the Sky Way closed for snow tubing, recognized Jeff & Newell for creating the Buffalo Powder Keg Winter Festival, supporting the rebirth of downtown Buffalo and the surrounding region. The event had an enormous impact on the local and national image of Buffalo by placing it among those major cities that host similar events, as well as highlighting the hardy, fun-loving, and friendly nature of Buffalonians that helped the city earn its nickname, "The City of Good Neighbors."