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Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel Announces $366,248 Jackpot Winner at Caribbean Stud Poker

Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel Announces $366,248 Jackpot Winner at Caribbean Stud Poker

SALAMANCA, N.Y. – A lucky player celebrating a 30th wedding anniversary at Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel scored the ultimate gift: a jackpot of $366,248 while playing Caribbean Stud Poker. The lucky win occurred at 5:05 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 5 when a royal flush of hearts turned over on the table.

The player, identified as Dan C. of Erie, Pa., decided to place the additional progressive jackpot bet of $1 before cards were dealt, providing the opportunity to win bonus amounts with a hand of flush or higher. Dan chose not to touch or look at his cards, and was stunned when the dealer turned over an ace, king, queen, jack and 10 of hearts.

Dog Ears Bookstore to Host Author, Book-signing on February 16

Dog Ears Bookstore to Host Author, Book-signing on February 16

 

Dog Ears Bookstore & Café, located at 688 Abbott Road in South Buffalo, will host a book-signing event with Dianne Sanders Riordan at noon Sunday, Feb. 16. Riordan is the author of “The Names of My Mothers,” a new book detailing the reconnection between birth mother and daughter after 50 years.

Born in Lackawanna at Our Lady of Victory's Infant Home in the 1940s, Riordan was up against the giant obstacle of closed adoption laws, laws that are today being repealed, one state at a time. Still, only eight states have unsealed their records for adult adoptees. 

Senator Grisanti Recognizes National Women And Girls In Sport Day

Senator Grisanti Recognizes National Women And Girls In Sport Day

New York State Senator Mark Grisanti today recognized National Women and Girls in Sport Day, which marks the importance of sports participation in the lives of girls and women.

 

This year's celebration highlighted the role that athletics can play in young girls' development and success by acknowledging the past accomplishments of female athletes, recognizing current sports achievements, pointing out the man positives of participating in sports and highlighting the continued struggle for equality and access for women in sports.

"Studies have shown that participation in sports can have a positive influence on the intellectual, physical and psychological health of young girls," said Senator Grisanti. "According to the National Federation of State High School Associations, the majority of female athletes earn higher grades in class and have a better chance of earning entrance to college."

Justin Bieber’s Deportation: Will Pop Star Have to Face the Music?

Justin Bieber’s Deportation: Will Pop Star Have to Face the Music?

 

It’s no secret that the possibility of Justin Bieber’s deportation has been a hot topics in the news lately. The Canadian pop star’s recent arrest for DUI has infuriated thousands across the country. So much so in fact, that a petition to the White House titled, “Deport Justin Bieber and Revoke His Green Card,” was signed by over 240,000 people. As a rule, the White House must address any petition signed by over 100,000 people.

The question at hand in this case is can the United States actually deport Justin Bieber? In this blog we will take a look at some of the criteria that qualify a person for deportation.

Jacobs' “Thank-A-Vet” And EG Tax Service Partner Up For Veterans

Jacobs' “Thank-A-Vet” And EG Tax Service Partner Up For Veterans

EG Tax offers 10% discount benefit to Veterans participating in Discount Program

Erie County, NY—Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs welcomes EG Tax Services to his “Thank –A-Vet” Discount Program.  This program has grown from 27 businesses to over 600 and growing, offering valuable discounts on goods and services, making it a real benefit to our veteran community.

“I want to thank Esther Gulyas and EG Tax for joining our program and offering discounted tax preparation services to our veterans,” said Jacobs.  “With tax season quickly approaching this is the perfect time for veterans to put their “Thank-A-Vet” card to work for them.”

JACOBS EXPANDS AUTO BUREAU SERVICES

JACOBS EXPANDS AUTO BUREAU SERVICES

County Clerk now offering motorists additional locations and hours

Erie County, NY- Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs is proud to announce that the Erie County Auto Bureau is offering additional locations and hours through the On-Site Mobile Unit. Jacobs has successfully teamed up with the AAA of Western and Central New York and Supervisor Sheila Meegan, Town of West Seneca, to make auto bureau services more convenient.

“I pledged to restructure and improve the hours and location sites of the Erie County Auto Bureau”, said Clerk Jacobs. “We are working with our partners in government and the private sector to expand office operations and enhance hours for area motorists.”

JACOBS SUPPORTS LEGISLATION TO KEEP PISTOL PERMIT INFORMATION PRIVATE

JACOBS SUPPORTS LEGISLATION TO KEEP PISTOL PERMIT INFORMATION PRIVATE

Makes motion for vote at statewide County Clerk's Meeting

Erie County, NY - Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs made a motion at the New York State County Clerk's Association (NYSACC) meeting calling for the State Legislature to pass legislation to keep the information of pistol permit holders protected from public disclosure.

"The SAFE Act kept the State Police Pistol Permit Database protected from public disclosure yet county pistol permits are not; we are asking for consistent protection of our citizens across-the-board,” said Jacobs. The vote of the statewide County Clerk's Association, representing Clerks from the 62 Counties across the State, was nearly unanimous at today's meeting which laid out the 2014 Legislative Agenda for NYSACC.