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BUFFALO RIVER FEST PARK HOSTS “HALFWAY TO ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARTY” ON SEPTEMBER 5TH

BUFFALO RIVER FEST PARK HOSTS  “HALFWAY TO ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARTY” ON SEPTEMBER 5TH

On Friday, September 5th, 2014, the Valley Community Association will host their fourth annual “Halfway To St. Patrick’s Day Party” at Buffalo River Fest Park, located at 249 Ohio Street, Buffalo, New York.  The event will run from 7pm to 11pm and will feature the local Irish band “The Left Overs”.  

“The Left Overs” have established a following in Buffalo and throughout Western New York for over a decade. With music ranging from popular drinking songs to the historical and poignant rebel songs of Irish past, “The Left Overs” offer a large variety of tunes and ballads.  The band was founded by Jerry Shea and Pat Gerken, on the premise that good music will always bring people together. “The Left Overs” are Jerry Shea, Pat Gerken, Elizabeth Shea, Ryan Young, Dave Pruski, Greg Kent, and Tim Ellis. 

South Buffalo Alive to Host Bricks in the Bowl Celebration

South Buffalo Alive to Host Bricks in the Bowl Celebration

 

South Buffalo Alive will hold a Bricks in the Bowl Celebration at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31, next to the Frederick Law Olmsted Shelter House in Cazenovia Park. The event will honor all those who participated in the success and completion of the organization’s Brick Garden memorial in Cazenovia Park.

“The final 24 bricks will be etched for this occasion,” said Marge Ryan, president of the nonprofit organization. “We invite anyone who has contributed to the success of the Brick Garden to participate in the festivities.”

Amherst Proclamation Recognizes Daemen’s ‘Great College’ Designation

Amherst Proclamation Recognizes Daemen’s ‘Great College’ Designation

The Town of Amherst Board honored Daemen College today with a proclamation in recognition of the institution recently being named to The Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2014 Honor Roll as a “Great College to Work For,” a designation that places the Amherst college as one of the top 10 small four-year institutions to work for in the country.

Deputy Supervisor Guy Marlette officially presented the proclamation to Daemen President Gary A. Olson at the Aug. 4 town board meeting.

“Daemen prides itself on being a devoted member of the Amherst community, and we are extremely honored that the town has recognized Daemen for earning this national distinction,” said Olson. “The dedicated, collective efforts of our faculty and staff have created an exceptional workplace at Daemen, and I’m immensely proud to serve as president of such an exemplary institution.”

Extraordinary Care, Heritage Part of Budweiser Clydesdales Visit to Western New York

Extraordinary Care, Heritage Part of Budweiser Clydesdales Visit to Western New York

Legendary team, hitch, handlers and Dalmatian come outdoors to Seneca
Allegany Casino & Hotel in Salamanca, N.Y. at noon on Wednesday, August 6

 

 

Friends of Harmony Free Concert at the Naval Park

Friends of Harmony Free Concert at the Naval Park

On Saturday, August 2nd at 7:00PM, the Friends of Harmony male a cappella chorus will be performing a free concert on board the USS Little Rock located at the Buffalo Naval Park.  The concert will celebrate the 224th birthday of the US Coast Guard.  The music will feature songs from the "baby boomer" generation and a special patriotic salute to all of our servicemen and women around the globe.   The performance will be under a tent with plenty of seating available.   No entrance fees to board the ship and enjoy the concert.

NOCO supports Canisius College's HARBORCENTER locker room project with $25,000 contribution

NOCO supports Canisius College's HARBORCENTER locker room project with $25,000 contribution

NOCO today announced its support for the Canisius College Division I men’s ice hockey program and the ongoing downtown development at HARBORCENTER with a $25,000 donation to the college’s Locker Room Project, which will provide a state-of-the-art locker room at the new facility. Last year, Canisius announced that HARBORCENTER would be the new home of its men’s ice hockey program beginning in fall 2014.

“NOCO is honored to collaborate with both Canisius College and HARBORCENTER in establishing a first-rate hockey facility for players and fans alike,” said Michael Newman, executive vice president, NOCO. “We are excited about the ongoing development throughout the City of Buffalo and by contributing to the Canisius Locker Room Project, we are not only supporting the college, but also contributing to the revitalization of downtown Buffalo and the Canalside District.”

Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel Welcomes Iconic Budweiser Clydesdales on August 6

Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel Welcomes Iconic Budweiser Clydesdales on August 6

Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel is excited to welcome the world-famous Budweiser® Clydesdales on Wednesday, Aug. 6. The event is free and open to the public, and takes place from noon to 2 p.m. outside the Salamanca, N.Y. casino resort. The eight magnificent horses – complete with a hitch, carriage and Dalmatian dog – will be available for up-close viewing and photos.

The Clydesdales first made an appearance in 1933 and heralded a new era of prosperity for Anheuser-Busch. They represent a “living embodiment of America’s great industrial spirit” and are a perennial fan-favorite among Super Bowl television ads. To qualify for one of the traveling hitches, each member of the team must stand at least 72 inches at the shoulder when fully mature, weigh between 1,800 and 2,300 pounds, have a reddish brown (bay) coat, four white legs, a white blaze, and a black mane and tail.