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Domestic Violence awareness rally at city hall


BUFFALO, NY - On the steps of Buffalo City Hall, there was a clothesline with t-shirts created by survivors in honor of domestic violence awareness month, each telling the story of a woman's journey to heal.

Domestic violence is a major issue in Western New York and the country, and it affects the lives of more women than you may think.

According to the Department of Justice, one out of every four women in the US. will be abused by their boyfriend or husband during their lifetime.

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Harborcenter ready to open rinks


BUFFALO, NY - The building of HarborCenter is just about complete and on Thursday Western New Yorkers started getting a look at what you will soon be able to enjoy.

The day was filled with big moments for the Buffalo facility.

Two On Your Side's Dave McKinley was there to show us inside Downtown's newest destination.


Crowds Line Up For New Tim Horton's At HARBORCENTER


BUFFALO, NY - Dozens braved the crisp, cool, October morning to be among the first in line at the newest attraction at Canalside. At 6 a.m. on the dot, HARBORCenter President John Koelmel and owner Kim Pegula opened the doors on the new Tim Horton's at HARBORCenter, the first business in the $172 million development.

The restaurant itself is unlike any other. It features a room that is a standing tribute to the legendary arena that sat across the street, Buffalo's Memorial Auditorium. The walls are adorned with a timeline that traces its history, featuring such milestone moments as Elvis Presley's first concert in the Queen City, John F. Kennedy's appearance here, and that dark day that the wrecking ball knocked down the limestone walls.

Canisius College Chorale to Perform at Annunciation Church

Canisius College Chorale to Perform at Annunciation Church

 

The Canisius College Chorale, under the direction of Frank Scinta, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, at Annunciation Church, 7580 Clinton St., Elma. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.

Now in its seventeenth season, the Canisius College Chorale remains one of Western New York’s most active collegiate music ensembles. Composed of 100 undergraduate and graduate members, the Chorale regularly presents concert programs to school, church and community audiences throughout Western New York and Southern Ontario. In recent years, the Chorale has performed with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Ars Nova Chamber Musicians, Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus and the Dave Brubeck Quartet.

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Catholic Charities Children’s Services to Host Free Session on Foster Parent Process Nov. 18

Catholic Charities of Buffalo invites parents, families and individuals residing in Erie County who are interested in learning more about becoming a foster parent to attend an introductory information session Nov. 18 from 10-11:30 a.m. or 6-7:30 p.m. at 525 Washington St., Buffalo.

Catholic Charities provides foster care services to children of all ages, racial and ethnic groups who cannot live safely in their own homes or need to be placed in the permanent care of a loving family. The children under foster care may have special physical, emotional or psychological needs, and may include siblings who should be placed together. There is currently a specific need for homes to foster adolescent children ages 12-18.

Financial support, a clothing allowance and medical coverage are provided to families.

The final information session for 2014 will take place on Dec. 9 from 10-11:30 a.m. or 6-7:30 p.m.

Daemen’s New MSW Degree First One at Private WNY College

Daemen’s New MSW Degree First One at Private WNY College

Daemen College will begin offering courses next spring for a new master of social work (MSW) degree, which will include a concentration in the high-demand practice area of children and families, making it the first MSW program offered at a private college in Western New York.

The New York State Department of Education has granted approval for Daemen to offer the MSW degree that’s designed to provide advanced training for experienced professionals and students with a background in liberal arts who are looking to further or begin their education in the field.

New Winter Market on Hertel to Open on Nov. 22

New Winter Market on Hertel to Open on Nov. 22

 

 

A new indoor farmers’ and food producers’ market will open inside the new 3,000-square-foot home of The Pasta Peddler and Blackbird Sweets, located at 1547 Hertel Ave., Buffalo, on Saturday, Nov. 22. The 20-week market will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through April 4.