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  1. United Way of Buffalo & Erie County kicks off 100th anniversary...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Grand Island Pennysaver

    More than 3,600 volunteers help celebrate 100 years of UWBEC before beginning a 'Day of Service' to benefit local nonprofits More than 3,600 volunteers gathered Wednesday to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County at KeyBank Center prior to spending the day volunteering as part of the organization's annual "Day of Caring" volunteer event. To celebrate reaching the century milestone there was a ceremonial cake cutting and remarks by UWBEC President and CEO Michael Weiner.

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  2. 10,000 Maniacs honor music of John Lombardo at Sportsmen's Tavern gigRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Grand Island Pennysaver

    30 , celebrating the birthday of founding member and guitar player John Lombardo. This show will feature songs composed by Lombardo for 10,000 Maniacs, as well as songs for his duo, John and Mary .

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  3. On Purple Heart Day, Higgins presents medals recognizing sacrifices of 2 Army veteransRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 8 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Congressman Brian Higgins joined local Vietnam War veteran Mykola "Nick" Shwec and the family of late Korean War veteran Michael "Mike" Licata on Monday at the Purple Heart Memorial, along the Walk of Heroes, at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park. On National Purple Heart Day, Higgins was there to honor the service and sacrifice of both Purple Heart recipients, and all veterans.

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  4. Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials bring 'Big Sound' to BuffaloRead the original story

    Tuesday | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Alligator recording artists Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials, touring in support of their latest Alligator album, "The Big Sound Of Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials," will perform at Sportsmen's Tavern in Buffalo on Sunday, Aug. 20. Currently celebrating 27 history-making years together, Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials ply their musical talents with skills that have been honed to a razor's edge. Mixing slide guitar boogies and raw-boned shuffles with the deepest slow-burners, Lil' Ed Williams and his Blues Imperials - bassist James "Pookie" Young, guitarist Mike Garrett and drummer Kelly Littleton - deliver riotous, rollicking and intensely emotional blues.

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  5. Buffalo Rotary holding 'quazyiest' race everRead the original story

    Monday | Grand Island Pennysaver

    The Rotary Club of Buffalo is holding its third annual "Duck Derby" on Sunday, Aug. 27, at Canalside. Feathered festivities commence at 11:30 a.m.; race time is 2 p.m. Available for a $5 donation, the highly trained rubber ducks will launch from The Blue Line Bridge at Canalside.

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  6. Jacobs unveils 'Veteran of the Month' programRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 10 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs unveiled a new program Thursday that will pay tribute to veterans throughout the 60th Senate District. The senator is actively seeking nominees for his new "Veteran of the Month" program, with the first recipient to be honored this October.

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  7. ECHDC, Ryan announce new public art display coming to Buffalo Outer HarborRead the original story

    Monday Aug 7 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. and Assemblyman Sean Ryan announced Monday that ECHDC has entered into an agreement with Griffis Sculpture Park to erect a major sculpture on Buffalo's Outer Harbor. "Flat Man," a 30-foot steel sculpture, will be located on the Greenway Nature Trail near the water's edge.

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  8. Niagara Falls Memorial promotes Sanjay Chadha to senior management postRead the original story

    Monday Aug 7 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Sanjay Chadha, M.B.A., has been promoted to senior vice president for service line operations at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. President and CEO Joseph A. Ruffolo announced the promotion.

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  9. ESD: Burgard High School advanced manufacturing program moving...Read the original story

    Friday Jul 28 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Empire State Development on Thursday announced a $3.2 million Buffalo Billion initiative lead by Alfred State College is moving forward with the construction of a new, state-of-the-art welding lab, and renovations of the existing machine tool lab and auto lab for the use of the advanced manufacturing students. Burgard High School's advanced manufacturing program continues to be a pipeline for students interested in welding, automotive and other cutting-edge manufacturing careers.

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  10. Paddles Up! participation sets recordsRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 5 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    The 12th annual Paddles Up!, held on July 29 at Beaver Island State Park, was highlighted in the Waterkeeper Alliance's seventh annual Splash series of events. Waterkeepers Alliance is a grassroots organization that is comprised of 300 Waterkeeper organizations and affiliates.

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  11. A monumental tribute: Youngstown sculptor to create Pfc. Charles N. DeGlopper statueRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 5 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Sculptor Susan Geissler sits amid the figures of her Freedom Crossing Monument in Lewiston. She has been commissioned to sculpt the statue of World War II hero Charles N. DeGlopper that will be installed in the Grand Island park bearing his name.

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  12. Youth take center stage in Artpark's production of 'Fiddler on the Roof Jr.'Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 3 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Over the past 40-plus years, some of the world's top entertainers have performed in the Artpark Mainstage Theater. Sting, Bob Dylan, Buddy Guy, Sarah McLachlan, Gordon Downie and the Tragically Hip, Hayley Podschun and Emilie Renier are just some of the talented artists who have graced the stage in recent years.

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  13. Mercy Flight Gala set for Sept. 9Read the original story

    Monday Jul 31 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Mercy Flight will hold its Beacon of Hope Gala on Saturday, Sept. 9, at Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo.

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  14. Revised Fairchild Place plan moving forwardRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 29 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    It was relatively smooth sailing this week for developer James Jerge and his team, as neither the Village of Lewiston Planning Commission nor the Zoning Board of Appeals offered any serious objections to his revised residential redevelopment project at 765 Fairchild Place. At a special meeting Tuesday afternoon, the Planning Board granted Jerge first submission conceptual approval.

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  15. 'Mayweather vs. McGregor' to be presented live in US cinemas Aug. 26Read the original story

    Monday Jul 31 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    The unprecedented showdown between legendary boxing champion Floyd "Money" Mayweather and UFC superstar "The Notorious" Conor McGregor will be broadcast live to U.S. cinemas on Saturday, Aug. 26. " Mayweather vs. McGregor " is a scheduled 12-round super welterweight contest that marks the first time champions from both boxing and MMA will meet in a sanctioned boxing match. Fathom Events and Mayweather Promotions partner to give fans nationwide the opportunity to view undercard bouts and the main event in movie theaters at 9 p.m. ET.

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  16. Mercy Flight Gala set for Sept 9Read the original story

    Monday Jul 31 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Mercy Flight will hold its Beacon of Hope Gala on Saturday, Sept. 9, at Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo.

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  17. Michael Freedman joins PRSA Buffalo Niagara Chapter board of directors as treasurerRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    The Buffalo Niagara Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America has announced Michael Freedman joined the board of directors as treasurer. Freedman serves as associate director of public relations and manager of online content, and as an adjunct faculty member at Niagara University.

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  18. Riverstone Grill wins award at Taste of BuffaloRead the original story

    Friday Jul 21 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops announced that several local restaurants were named award winners in a variety of categories at the 34th annual food festival, including one from Grand Island. The judging took place by a panel of representatives from the local media, political, and business sectors.

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  19. Instacart launches one-hour grocery delivery service in Western New YorkRead the original story

    Friday Jul 28 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Instacart , the fast-growing retail delivery service whose shoppers handpick and deliver items from trusted local stores, announced it is expanding into the Buffalo area to serve more than 425,000 households beginning Aug. 1. Residents can order from their favorite retailers, including Wegmans, Petco and CVS, and have their groceries and everyday essentials delivered straight to their doorsteps in as little as one hour. Additionally, Instacart is offering customers a free, one-year subscription of Instacart Express , which offers unlimited free grocery delivery for orders over $35.

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  20. ESD: Burgard High School advanced manufacturing program moving...Read the original story

    Friday Jul 28 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Empire State Development on Thursday announced a $3.2 million Buffalo Billion initiative lead by Alfred State College is moving forward with the construction of a new, state-of-the-art welding lab, and renovations of the existing machine tool lab and auto lab for the use of the advanced manufacturing students. Burgard High School's advanced manufacturing program continues to be a pipeline for students interested in welding, automotive and other cutting-edge manufacturing careers.

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