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1917 'Flying Jenny' Biplane on View at Ira G. Ross Aerospace Museum

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Almost 300 local aerospace dignitaries and supporters attended a private event on September 16th at the Ira G. Aerospace Museum in the HSBC Arena. The event celebrated Western New York’s contributions to aerospace history and the return of a 1917 Curtiss JN-4 "Flying Jenny."

Sophie's Club to Open New Respite Center for Families with Severely Medically Challenged Kids

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Sophie’s Club unveiled plans for the first in a series of 10-bed, state-of-the-art respite centers on Thursday at a downtown press conference. The first of their kind to be built in Western New York, the facilities will serve local families in desperate need of respite services for their precious medically challenged children.

Sophie’s Club Respite Center and Kids Spa in East Aurora provides an “Oasis of Love” that provides local families of severely medically challenged children a safe and loving environment where the children can be pampered and cared for while caregivers take a break for just a day or up to a week.

These centers will be fully equipped to care of children with special needs. Each facility will have a 10-bed capacity, operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, with services provided at no cost to the families

Five Days until the "Auction for Farm Animals" at Merge Restaurant

The above video, if not visable can also be viewed by clicking here. I chose to post it because the celebrities here share my sentiments. They discuss what it is to visit Farm Sanctuary, and Gene Baur talks about rescue, and what the food industry really is, as do many of the celebrities. John Joseph is featured, and will actually be in town with Cro-Mags next month. If you are attaching a stigma to vegans, something like "hippy, tree hugger, skinny, or wimp" I assure you that John Joseph breaks those stereotypes, or that stigma. Buffalo native Wolfe Blitzer recently interviewed Bill Clinton about his vegan diet, to watch click the highlighted name.

Buffalo Stars Host Salute to Youth Hockey at Holiday Rinks This Saturday

The Buffalo Stars Junior Hockey Club will host their Salute to Youth Hockey Night on Saturday, September 25th when the Stars host the New Hampshire Monarchs in a Continental Hockey Association Junior B league game at Holiday Twin Rinks, 3465 Broadway near Union in Cheektowaga.  The opening face-off is set for 7:35pm.

Have you heard the Farm Sanctuary "Auction for Farm Animals" buzz?

Well, as I am sure many of you have read there is going to be an "Auction for Farm Animals" on September 27th at Merge Restraurant, and I would love to see some new faces to support not only one of my favourite places to be, but my favourite organization as well. Farm Sanctuary is the worlds leading Farm Animal advocacy organization.

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Lists 9/25/10 Attractions

Coming to the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market on Saturday, September 25: Wine-tasting courtesy of Arrowhead Spring Vineyards, and a visit from our friends at the Massachusetts Avenue Project, a group dedicated to building the local community through food, urban farming and entrepreneurship.

And, don’t forget to pick up some fresh and delicious apple cider, and maybe even some tasty apple cider bread!

Holy Angels Academy Invites Girls and Their Families to Fall Open House

Holy Angels Academy will host fall Open Houses on Saturday, October 2 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. and Monday, October 4 from 5 - 7 p.m.  We invite girls in grades 5th - 8th and their families to tour our campus and meet teachers and students while learning more about our academic and extra-curricular opportunities.  

Holy Angels also invites 8th graders to participate in the "Anglel for a Day" program.  This allows girls to see firsthand what a typical day is like here.  Girls are matched with a current student and accompany her for the day, sitting in on classes and meeting her friends. 

Holy Angels Academy is an all-girls, Catohlic, college preparatory school located in North Buffalo's historic Central Park neighborhood.  Founded in 1861, by St.