A wide variety of shopping can be found in the city of Buffalo and in Niagara Falls. The Canadian side of Niagara Falls, which is livelier than its American counterpart, is a quick drive from here, although border crossings can sometimes be lengthy. For groceries, there’s a Tops Friendly Markets store in town, on Grand island Boulevard.
Nearby Wegmans stores can be found in Niagara Falls, N.Y., Buffalo and Amherst. For hospitals, Buffalo has six and Niagara Falls, N.Y. has Memorial Medical Center on 10th Street. The Grand Island Central School District has one high school, one middle school and three elementary schools. Grand Island Memorial Library is on Bedell Road.