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Friday, July 20
You've voted to say Sunset Bay is Buffalo's Best Beach | Click here to learn more about what Sunset Bay has to offer.
Thursday, July 19
For the GardenWalk map | Click here.
Wednesday, July 18
Information on the Labatt USA/ Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper waterway cleanup can be found here.
Monday, July 16
Information on Reddy Bikeshare can be found here.
Find out more about Herd of Hope here.
Saturday, July 14
We R Buffalo Strong is an organization that looks to make a difference in the lives of local veterans, the homeless, and the elderly. To donate, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 828-6094.
Friday, July 13
The Buffalo Museum of Science is holding grand opening celebrations for the newly renovated Kellogg Observatory this weekend. The museum will be open 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday for visitors to enjoy daytime solar viewing and nightime viewing, beginning at 9 p.m.
Thursday, July 12
For more about the fundraiser for Gavin Burns | Click here.
Wednesday, July 11
Learn more about West Side Rowing Club here.
Monday, July 9
Cradle Beach Crusaders: Click here.
Saturday, July 7
Find places to park during Taste of Buffalo here.
Wednesday, July 4
A list of fireworks and other events happening in WNY can be found here.
See what you can't bring to Canalside here.
Sunday, July 1
Underwater dog photographer Seth Casteel held special sessions at SandDancer Canine Swim Therapy & Fitness in Orchard Park this weekend | Click here to learn more about Casteel's work.
Friday, June 29
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum in North Tonawanda is hosting the Carousel Modelers and Miniatures Convention through Saturday | Click here to learn more about everything happening at the museum.
Thursday, June 28
Read the letter written by Roy Herberger here.
Monday, June 25
Find information on vehicle recalls here.
Sunday, June 24
Habitat for Humanity of Buffalo needs funding and home donations | Click here to learn more about how you can help.
Thursday, June 21
The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy is hoping to set a new world record Thursday | Click here to learn more about #FLOmingos on Parade
Sunday, June 17
The Buffalo Prenatal-Perinatal Network is launching a new mentorship program for fathers. To get involved, contact Antoine Johnson, the Fatherhood Coordinator, at (716) 884-6711 ext. 279 or by emailing email@example.com
Thursday, June 14
A record number of people are expected to take part in this year's JP Morgan Corporate Challenge | Click here for information, including the full travel advisory.
Wednesday, June 13
Find information on becoming a lifeguard in Buffalo here.
Saturday, June 9
The Susan G. Komen Upstate New York chapter is hosting its annual Race for the Cure Saturday morning | Click here for more info.
Friday, June 8
Thursday, June 7
The 61st annual Allentown Art Festival will be held June 9-10 | Click here for information.
Wednesday, June 6
On June 6th, 100% of proceeds from all coffee purchases at Tim Hortons will help kids from low income homes go to camp | Click here for info.
Tuesday, June 5
See where your pet can get a rabies vaccine in Chautauqua County this summer here.
Friday, June 1
More information on Tour de Cure can be found here.
Wednesday, May 30
Information on restaurants, food trucks and wineries coming to this year's Taste of Buffalo can be found here.
Larkin Square is hosting a new event, Larkin Moves, Wednesday | Click here for the full schedule.
Tuesday, May 29
Information on Pride Week can be found here.
Monday, May 28
See Memorial Day weekend events happening in WNY here.
Saturday, May 26
Donations to help the Buffalo Police Department get another K-9 officer can be made here.
The Totally Buffalo Festival returns to Riverworks Saturday | Click here for information.
Friday, May 25
Western New Yorkers have voted to give Pearl Street Grill & Brewery the title for Buffalo's Best Outdoor Dining | Click here to learn more.
Thursday, May 24
For a list of events and things to do at Canalside this summer | Click here
For advice from Leisure Living about opening your pool and making the most of the summer, click here.
Information on getting your dog vaccinated for parvovirus can be found here.
Wednesday, May 23
Find information on free rabies vaccination clinics in Erie County here.
Tuesday, May 22
Sydney Dobmeier is known as the Ride for Roswell girl. If you'd like to donate to her, click here.
To learn more about how to get involved in the Gardens of Compassion initiative, click here.
Monday, May 21
Gardenfest is coming up! Click here to find out more information about this fundraiser.
Information on float plans, courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard, can be found here.
For this week's Buffalo Behind the Scenes, we're taking you inside the Shea's Performing Arts Center campus | Learn more about the theaters here.
Saturday, May 19
Learn more about Ella Rae Greene and purchase her book, here: Ella Rae Greene's Website
Friday, May 18
More information on the Reporting Offsite Arrival app can be found here.
Thursday, May 17
The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation is teaming up with the Tony Hawk Foundation and KaBOOM! to create new public play spaces through the Built to Play initiative | Learn more here.
Wednesday, May 16
To celebrate her birthday, Alannah Pionessa is collecting new blankets and new storybooks for the babies in the NICU at Oishei Children's Hospital.
Donations are accepted through June 8th at Paulter Chiropractic and Wellness, 13305 Broadway St, Alden; The Alden Advertiser,13200 Broadway St, Alden; or Dr. Jennifer McVige's offices at DENT Neurological Institute in Amherst and Orchard Park.
Email Alannah's mother at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Tuesday, May 15
Friday, May 11
Bon-Ton gift card holders: Contact Assemblyman Ray Walters' district office at (716) 634-1895 or Assemblyman Robin Schimminger at 716-873-2540.
Find information on free rabies vaccination clinics in Erie County here.
The World's Largest Yard Sale is back at the Hamburg Fairgrounds on Friday from 2-8 p.m. and Saturday from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. | Click here for info.
Thursday, May 10
To learn more about the Buffalo Niagara Coalition for Open Government, click/tap here.
Wednesday, May 9
To donate to the Erie County Sheriff's Mounted Reserve Unit and help the deputies purchase equipment like saddles, call Emmett Green, the coordinator, at (716)424-8566
See the names of priests accused of sexual abuse here.
Tuesday, May 8
Learn how to donate to the 11 Day Power Play | Click Here
For more information on the Gateway Longview working Together Project | Click here
Habitat for Humanity's Women Build Week is underway, but more volunteers are needed yearround | Click here to learn more about how you can get involved.
Monday, May 7
See if your vehicle is under recall here.
Find more information on donating to Goodwill here.
Saturday, May 5
Thousands of people turned out to take part in this year's Walk MS at Canalside. | Click here to learn more about the event and how you can help.
Friday, May 4
Western New Yorkers voted to say when it comes to food trucks, lloyd Taco Trucks are Buffalo's Best | Learn more about lloyd here.
Thursday, May 3
Get information on purchasing a rain barrel or composting bin here.
To learn more about Erie 1 BOCES and the opportunities at the Kenton Career & Technical Center, click here.
Wednesday, May 2
Find more information on Davey here.
Information on the Buffalo Niagara Honor Flight can be found here.
Tuesday, May 1
Habitat for Humanity is inviting local women to take part in Women Build Week May 5-12 | Click here to learn more.
Saturday, April 28
Learn more about severe weather awareness week. Click here.
Volunteer fire departments around Western New York are hosting open houses this weekend as part of the statewide RecruitNY campaign | Click here to learn more.
Niagara Falls tourism leaders are reminding local residents that they can get residential parking passes for downtown lots near some of the big tourist attractions | Click here for application information.
Thursday, April 26
For information on the State Comptroller's $15 billion Office of Unclaimed Funds, click here.
The Partnership for the Public Good is looking at the use of money bail in Buffalo. Look at the complete report here.
Saturday, April 21
Modern Disposal Services hosted an open house at its Buffalo Recycling Enterprises facility this weekend | Click here to learn more about what you can and can't recycle.
Friday, April 20
More information on the 9th annual United Way Community Baby Shower can be found here.
The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy is celebrating 150 years since Frederick Law Olmsted started the park system in our area by launching a new Olmsted App and kicking off Olmsteducation Week | Click here for information.
Thursday, April 19
Find more information on the Food Bank of WNY here.
AARP New York and the Erie County Parks Department are teaming up to host a free paper-shredding event at Chestnut Ridge Park from 9 a.m. until noon | Click here for more advice to help protect your identity and stop scams.
Friday, April 13
Girl Scout registration remains open and financial aid is available. Learn more here.
A Pet Adopt-a-thon will be held Saturday 10AM to 3PM in Cheektowaga | Click here for information.
Erie County Legislator Lynn Dixon is sponsoring a prom dress giveaway at the Hamburg Town Hall Plaza, 6000 South Park Avenue. Any girl is welcome to shop for a dress Friday, April 13, from 3-7 p.m. or Saturday, April 14, from 12-3 p.m.
Tuesday, April 10
The Partnership for Public Good releases their findings about poverty causes, impacts, and solutions | Click here for full details.
Food Truck Tuesdays are back at Larkin Square | Click here for full details.
Monday, April 9
Learn more about how to get up and get active with La Movement Fitness by clicking here.
If you'd like to donate a dress for the Gowns for Prom program, click here for information.
Friday, April 6
Find the Etsy link for Jumper Stickers here.
Thursday, April 5
The Buffalo Museum of Science is inviting Western New Yorkers to enjoy Messfest on Saturday, April 7 | Click here for details.
Wednesday, April 4
Shea's Performing Arts Center is only offering 2018-2019 season tickets to 2017-2018 season ticket holders for now. Previous ticket holders can renew through April 30, before sales are opened to the public. Shea's has released a FAQ sheet with information about season tickets and Hamilton tickets.
For more information on how to sign up for a free Stop the Bleed training, click/tap here.
To volunteer for Meals on Wheels through the Allegany County Office for the Aging, call (585) 268-9390 and ask for Karen Chamberlin.
Monday, April 2
How to apply to become a Buffalo firefighter: http://www.city-buffalo.com/Home/City_Departments/Fire_Department
Wednesday, March 28
Liquidation sale at Alfred Angelo weekend of April 7 & April 8
- Where: 1010 Niagara Falls Blvd. in Tonawanda
- When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday & Sunday (April 7-8)
- What: Gowns up to 75% off
Information about jobs available in Niagara County | Click here to learn more
Monday, March 26
We’re taking you inside Fisher-Price in East Aurora for this week’s Buffalo Behind the Scenes. If you’d like to sign your children up to be Play Lab toy testers, email “Toy Testing-Local Family” to PlayLab1@mattel.com
To sign up for the Fisher-Price Photo and Video Studios, email email@example.com. Please include your child’s photo, name, and date of birth, as well as your name, phone number, and your mailing address.
Thursday, March 22
Meals on Wheels of WNY | Click here to learn more about meal delivery.
For more on CINTAS 2018 Janitor of the Year | Click here.
Wednesday, March 21
For more information about WNY Equifest, click/tap here.
Tuesday, March 20
Tickets for performances at The Kavinoky Theatre can be found here.
Monday, March 19
Thermo Fisher Scientific on Grand Island continues to grow and hire on more employees | Click here to learn more about job opportunities.
Saturday, March 17
Professional organizer Jennifer Ford Berry is sharing her tips to help you with your spring cleaning | Click here to learn more about her and her services.
Friday, March 16
Mothertime Marketplace is offering one of the biggest consignment sales of the year at the Hamburg Fairgrounds this weekend | Click here for details.
Thursday, March 15
Bonnies gear selling well after team makes a trip to the Big Dance | Purchase items here.
For more information about the Shrine Circus, click/tap here.
Tuesday, March 13
For the report on priests accused of sexual abuse in Buffalo | Click here.
Monday, March 12
For more information on donating to Hurricane Maria survivors, click/tap here.
We’re taking you inside the Olmsted Parks Conservancy greenhouses for this week’s Buffalo Behind the Scenes | Learn more about the parks here.
Saturday, March 10
For the full wish list of shoe sizes for Gerard Place families benefiting from the Stuff the Sneakers campaign, click here.
Wednesday, March 7
The SPCA Serving Erie County Wildlife Department is holding a volunteer information session for those interested in learning more about rehabilitating and caring for the wildlife of our community. Interested parties 18 years of age or older can come to the SPCA Thursday, March 8, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm at 300 Harlem Rd. in West Seneca.
Tuesday, March 6
Learn more and donate to the YMCA’s annual campaign, helping families have access to fitness and programming | Click Here
Monday, March 5
To access the NYS Dept. of Public Service’s website for consumer complaints against utilities | Click here.
The Buffalo Bisons are preparing for the season. Click here for promotional information and to purchase ticket packs.
Thursday, March 1
The Buffalo Distilling Company is hosting a Krupnik release Polka Party on Saturday, March 3 | Click here for details.
Wednesday, February 28
To learn more about Erie County Clerk Michael P. Kearns’ Thank-A-Vet Outreach Program – CLICK HERE.
For information about Saturday’s Edit-A-Thon, click here
If you or someone you know is in need of talking about a crisis, call the 24 hour hotline at (716)834-3131
Tuesday, February 27
The American Academy of Pediatrics has published new guidelines to help doctors recognize and treat depression in teenagers | Learn more here.
The Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition was formed to stop the stigma surrounding mental health | Click here to learn more.
If you or someone you know is dealing with a mental health issue, help is available | Click here for a list of local resources, including crisis hotlines.
Goodwill’s bridal sale | Find information here.
Monday, February 26
For this week’s Buffalo Behind the Scenes, we’re taking you to the Graycliff estate in Derby | Click here to learn more.
Saturday, February 24
Black Restaurant Weekend: Find list of participating restaurants here
Friday, February 23
Mooney’s Sports Bar & Grill received the most votes for the Buffalo’s Best Mac & Cheese title | Click here to learn more.
New UB study warns about letting kids sip and taste alcohol | Read a summary of the research here.
Thursday, February 22
To learn more about curling at Canalside, click here.
Wednesday, February 21
GoFundMe page for Kevin Sheridan: CLICK HERE
Boots can be donated for the Buffalo City Mission here:
- Buffalo RiverWorks
359 Ganson Street, Buffalo
- Rolly Pollies (all 3 locations)
4058 N Buffalo Rd, Orchard Park; 9630 Transit Rd #100, East Amherst; 1669 Hertel Ave, Buffalo
- Pink Martini Gift Shop
2445 Grand Island Boulevard, Grand Island
- Merle Norman Cosmetics
2101 Military Rd, Niagara Falls
- The Perfect Gift Boutique
6000 Goodrich Rd, Clarence Center
Tuesday, February 20
A Buffalo business is offering tools and education to help you get your best night’s sleep | Click here to learn more about START WITH SLEEP.
Monday, February 19
Hawk Creek Wildlife Center offers thousands of educational programs and serves hundreds of animal patients each year | Click here to learn more.
Thursday, February 15
If you want to try an Olympic sport, you don’t have to travel to South Korea to learn it. Byrncliff Golf Resort and Banquets offers lessons and rentals for anyone who wants to try cross country skiing | Click here to learn more.
Wednesday, February 14
Several WNY churches are making it easy for community members to observe Ash Wednesday | Click here for a list of Ashes to Go locations.
Expect a boost in paychecks under new IRS withholding guidelines | Learn more here.
Tuesday, February 13
Volunteer to drive senior citizens | Click/tap here for information.
File a claim and possibly receive a reimbursement for vehicle damage due to hitting a pothole. | Click/tap here for information.
Free community training on opioid overdose recognition and use of naloxone is being offered. | Click/tap here for information.
HEAP information for Erie County | Click/tap here for more.
It’s Paczki Day at the Broadway Market! | Click here to learn more about this year’s celebration.
Monday, February 12
EVENT: Town Hall Meeting at First Presbyterian Church at 1 Symphony Circle to discuss property reassessment in the City of Buffalo | Meeting is open to the public and begins at 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 10
For The Hope Project volunteer and donation information click here
Friday, February 9
Thousands of WNYers voted in this week’s Buffalo’s Best poll. Capozzi’s Pizzeria in Gowanda won the Buffalo’s Best Chicken Finger Sub title.
Sunday, February 4
For tickets and information for “The Patchwork Theatre of Niagara” click here
Thursday, February 1
For ticket information for “Waitress” click here
Country 106.5 WYRK is kicking off another Country Cares Radiothon to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Center | Click here to learn more about how you can give.
Tuesday, January 30
Buffalo Rugby Club fundraiser for Kamil Patel’s family | Click here for information
Friday, January 26
Learn more about contamination in public water systems here.
Mighty Taco has come out on top in the poll for the Buffalo’s Best Taco title | Click here to learn more.
Wednesday, January 24
Larkin Square is hosting the 4th annual Larkinville Ice Festival on Saturday, January 27 | Click here for full details.
Tuesday, January 23
Find tickets to see the Harlem Globetrotters in Buffalo here.
The 2018 WNY RV Show and Sale continues at the Hamburg Fairgrounds through January 28 | Click here for details.
Monday, January 22
The Urban Family Practice on Jefferson Avenue has opened; they’re hours are Monday through Friday from 8am until 5pm
Friday, January 19
For more information on where to get tickets for the Theatre of Youth’s “The Boy at the Edge of Everything,” click/tap here.
Thursday, January 18
New York state pistol permit recertification deadline approaching | Click here to recertify or to learn more
Learn more about the Buffalo Experience and to look at pictures of the proposed museum | Click here
Wednesday, January 17
New study links teen vaping to cigarette use | Read a summary of the research here.
Tuesday, January 16
To donate to the Nico Mallozzi GoFundMe page | Click here.
To learn more about Tom Golisano’s new “Tax My Property Fairly” campaign | Click here.
Sunday, January 14
Read more about the science behind snow and other research about crystal structure, here.
Friday, January 12
Many animals who are abuse and neglect victims are available for adoption through the Niagara County SPCA. Click here to learn more
Thursday, January 11
Click here to learn more about the Niagara Falls Cash Mobs
Wednesday, January 10
Learn more about the Girl Scouts of Western New York Join-a-thon here.
Tuesday, January 9
Pistol Permit recertification workshop taking place Wednesday, January 10 from 6-8pm at Newstead Public Library, 33 Main Street in Akron.
Find more information on how to donate beds to Child & Family Services of Buffalohere.
Saturday, January 6
Find out more about Dr. Derek Health and Fitness here.
Wednesday, January 3
Park and nature trail proposed for old rail line near Downtown. | Click here to share your thoughts on the concept.
The newest Planet Fitness is opening in the old Sears building on Sheridan Drive in the Town of Tonawanda | Learn more here.
Tuesday, January 2
Learn more about BikeorBar here.