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Buffalo Stars Hockey to Host Skills and Conditioning Clinic

Buffalo Stars Hockey to Host Skills and Conditioning Clinic

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Buffalo Stars Junior Hockey Club’s coaching staff will conduct a weekly February-March Skills and Conditioning Program starting February 16th at Holiday Twin Rinks. This program will be geared to the 1991 through 1996 aged player who wants to retain his skill set during the down time between the end of the season and Spring Camps and Clinics.

This program will take place as follows:
Wednesday, February 16th: 06:15-07:45pm
Wednesday, February 23rd: 06:15-07:45pm
Wednesday, March 2nd: 07:15-08:45pm
Wednesday, March 9th: 07:30-09:00pm
Wednesday, March 16th: 07:15-08:45pm
Wednesday, March 23rd: 07:45-09:15pm
Monday, March 28th: 09:15-10:45pm
Wednesday, March 30th: 07:00-08:30pm

Benefit for the Ron Wattie Memorial Fund

Benefit for the Ron Wattie Memorial Fund

Ron Wattie had an easy smile and a heart of gold.  He didn’t understand the meaning of the word “no”.  When he was needed, he was there. End of story.

Farmer-Guru Joel Salatin to Speak at Farmer-Chef Conference

Farmer-Guru Joel Salatin to Speak at Farmer-Chef Conference

BUFFALO, NY – The third annual Field & Fork Network’s Farmer-Chef Conference is just around the corner and the organization is proud to announce that renowned farmer Joel Salatin will be this year’s guest speaker.

Hosted at the Hyatt Regency Buffalo on Monday, February 21st, the theme of this year’s conference is ‘Bridging the Farm To Table Gap.’ 

“Using locally grown products is a boon to our economy,” says Lisa Tucker, president of the Field & Fork Network. “Regional farms grow nutrient-rich produce, raise animals for food responsibly and employ a local workforce. Restaurants and food-related businesses save money when buying locally and have access to fresh, healthy, high-quality products.

NEW Asthma Screening Program Kicks-Off At The Belle Center

NEW Asthma Screening Program Kicks-Off At The Belle Center

The Asthma Screening Program at The Belle Center kicked-off this week on MLK Day. (Sponsored in part by the New York State Department of Health, Office of Minority Health)  It addresses the high rates of Asthma in the Buffalo community by developing Asthma management strategies for children residing in Buffalo’s West Side through education, screening and at home assessments.

Eric Mower and Associates Names Doug Bean Chief Operating Officer

Eric Mower and Associates Names Doug Bean Chief Operating Officer

Eric Mower and Associates, one of the top U.S. independent marketing communications agencies, has promoted Doug Bean to chief operating officer. In the newly created position, Bean assumes agency-wide management responsibility for driving value for EMA clients and creating growth across the organization’s seven offices.

"They Kept Their Word": An Exhibit on Historical African American Women's Literary Societies

"They Kept Their Word": An Exhibit on Historical African American Women's Literary Societies

The Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society presents an exhibit delving into the rich and influential history of African American Women’s Literary Societies in the Buffalo region. “They Kept Their Word: African American Women's Literary Societies and Their Legacy” opens with a reception on Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011 at 2 p.m.

This opening reception coincides with a Martin Luther King program at the Historical Society, sponsored by the Afro American Historical Association of the Niagara Frontier, which will take place at 3 p.m. on the same day. ("African Americans, the Civil War & Martin Luther King's Legacy" is the theme of the MLK program; speaker Harry Matthews Bradshaw will offer a talk on the subject.)

Mark Twain at the Buffalo Express - 1869

Mark Twain at the Buffalo Express - 1869

"Salutatory" Mark Twain's First Signed Commentary in The Buffalo Express - August 21 1869

    Being a stranger it would be modest and unbecoming in me, to suddenly and violently assume the associate editorship of the Buffalo Express without a single explanatory word of comfort or encouragement to the unoffending patrons of the paper, who are about to be exposed to constant attacks of my wisdom and learning.  But this explanatory word shall be as brief as possible.  I only wish to assure parties having a friendly interest in the Journal, that I am not going to hurt the paper deliberately and intentionally at any time.  I am not going to introduce any startling reforms, or in any way attempt to make trouble.