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Canalside to Host New Boat & Auto Show

Canalside to Host New Boat & Auto Show

 

The very first Canalside Boat & Auto Show, free and open to the public, will take place Aug. 29-30 at the popular waterfront destination in downtown Buffalo. Event hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. 

The show will feature a dynamic display of more than 120 new cars, trucks and RVs. There will also be more than 100 powerboat, sailboats and jet skis on display – both on land and in the water! Food and drink offerings will also be available.

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Canalside Thursday concerts draw 160,000 people In 2015


BUFFALO, N.Y. - A record-breaking crowd flooded Canalside on Thursday for the final edition of the summer concert series, which drew 160,000 people throughout the 2015 season.

En Vogue played the final performance, following a passionate introduction by Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown.

This summer's attendance surpassed 2014 by more than 50,000 fans.

Tom Dee, the President of the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation, said the numbers came as a welcome surprise.

"160,000 is a bonus. We had great weather, but this is the sixth year of existence... and we've really changed the face of Buffalo, changed the face of the waterfront," Dee said. "So we're just absolutely thrilled with the numbers that are coming out."


Buffalo welcomes new K-9 to police force


BUFFALO, NY - The Buffalo Police Department showed off the newest member of the force's K-9 team on Thursday.

Georgie (who is a girl) just completed a 15-week training course with her handler officer, Tony Marshall. Her graduation was celebrated by Mayor Byron Brown and Buffalo Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda.

The mayor said Georgie is the first female K-9 on the force in more than a decade.

The Buffalo Police Department was able to purchase and train Georgie thanks to a donation from the Hyde Foundation.

Annunciation to Celebrate ‘A Festival of Faiths’

Annunciation to Celebrate ‘A Festival of Faiths’

 

The final segment of the four-part Sacred Journeys series at the Church of the Annunciation in Elma will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10. Titled “A Festival of Faiths,” the event will feature workshops in the Buddhist, Jewish, Islamic and Hindu faith traditions.

“A Festival of Faiths” will be held in Annunciation’s school building, located at 7580 Clinton St. The event is free and open to the public, and light refreshments will be served. 

For more information on the Church of the Annunciation, please visit www.annunciation.cc.

 

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Daemen Earns National Honor As College of Distinction

Daemen Earns National Honor As College of Distinction

Daemen College has been selected for the eighth consecutive year as a College of Distinction as one of the best colleges in the nation for students to learn, grow and succeed.

“We are pleased to receive this prestigious national distinction again this year,” said Daemen President Gary A. Olson. “This award underscores that Daemen is among the best colleges in the country in its dedication to students’ success and to providing an engaging, active college environment at an affordable price.”

As a 2015-16 College of Distinction, Daemen has been honored for its exemplary commitment to student engagement, great teaching, creating a vibrant campus community, and successful outcomes.

Honoring WNY'S 'Rosie the Riveters' of WWII


BUFFALO, NY - Seventy years ago the news broke that Japan had finally surrendered to the Allied powers, signalling the end of World War II.

So it was fitting on the anniversary date to recall the war-time efforts of some special women here in Western New York -- ladies who were proudly known by the nickname "Rosie the Riveter."

Two On Your Side's Ron Plants has the story of these heroes of the homefront who were honored Saturday at the Steel Plant Museum in the Heritage Discovery Museum on Lee Street.

Dave & Buster's Now Hiring 100 positions for new Walden Galleria location

Dave & Buster's Now Hiring 100 positions for new Walden Galleria location

Dave & Buster’s, the ultimate entertainment destination, is looking to hire 100 enthusiastic individuals to join the team at its new, improved Western New York location. Dave & Buster’s will be moving from its current location at the Eastern Hills Mall in Williamsville to a bigger, all-new location at the Walden Galleria Mall in Cheektowaga this fall. The additional positions include servers, bartenders, hosts, and service support roles.