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Catholic Charities Holds Raffle of Harley-Davidson

Catholic Charities Holds Raffle of Harley-Davidson

Catholic Charities of Buffalo will give away a generously donated 1999 Harley-Davidson FLHR Road King motorcycle. All proceeds will benefit the 70 programs and services of Catholic Charities, including education and work readiness, counseling, basic assistance, and programs for older adults.

The motorcycle, with an approximate retail value of $8,000, was given to Catholic Charities by an anonymous donor. It is a touring motorcycle with two cylinders, four-stroke, 1450 cc, fenders and a Jimmy Buffett Parrot head mural on the tank (2-sided) and other detailing.

Only 200 tickets will be sold at $100 each and the drawing will be held at noon on May 9, 2014 at Catholic Charities Montante Administrative Center, 741 Delaware Ave., Buffalo.

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Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market to Open on Saturday, May 10

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market to Open on Saturday, May 10

 

Several new vendors, talented local entertainers and two Wellness Weekends held in partnership with the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo will highlight the 2014 season at the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market. The selling season kicks off on Saturday, May 10, and runs through Saturday, Nov. 29. Hours at the open-air venue in Buffalo’s Elmwood Village are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine.

Please note that the market will begin the season on the east side of Elmwood Avenue, directly across the street from its usual location. The move is expected to be temporary and is due to lawn maintenance.

Canadian Border Services Agency Announces NEXUS Kiosk Changes

Canadian Border Services Agency Announces NEXUS Kiosk Changes

 

On April 7, 2014, the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that NEXUS kiosks currently available in the U.S. pre-clearance areas at Canadian airports are being replaced with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Global Entry (GE) kiosks.  

Global Entry is a U.S. domestic trusted traveler program that offers expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk members. NEXUS members receive Global Entry benefits automatically, at no additional cost, and have access to the GE automated kiosks for entry into the U.S. at participating airports.

Two Die in Lockport Fire


LOCKPORT, N.Y. – Fire investigators are still trying to figure out the cause of a fire in Lockport that killed a man and woman in their 50s.

Police arrived at the home on Crosby Avenue around 12:30 a.m. Saturday and found the woman near the back door. They weren't able to revive her.

Firefighters found the man inside a short time later.

Now, they've called in help to figure out the cause.

Lockport police say the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is always called in to handle their fire investigations.

They expect to release the names of the victims on Sunday.


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Three Injured In Stabbing At City of Lockport Bar


CITY OF LOCKPORT, N.Y. -- Three people were hurt during a stabbing incident at Lock 34 Bar and Grill, according to Lockport Police.

Investigators say one person was flown by Mercy Flight to ECMC for stab wounds. Two other people were taken to ECMC by ambulance. Police did not know their exact conditions.

According to a release, police were first called to the bar on a report of a fight at about 2 a.m. Saturday.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Lt. Todd Chenez with Lockport Police at 716-433-7700.


Mother Defends Herself: Video Shows Mother Forcing Daughter to Fight


NIAGARA FALLS, NY – A Niagara Falls mother is defending herself, and her daughter, after video of a fight was posted on Facebook. Police claim Eula McCray was forcing her daughter to fight.

McCray claims she wanted her daughter to defend herself after constant bullying.

Eula McCray's family picked her up from the Niagara Falls Police Station Friday after she posted bail that was set at $2,500. McCray tells 2 On Your Side she wants people to know that she's not a bad mother.

"I'm not a bad person that people are trying to make me be, and I do all I can for my kids," McCray said. "It's soon her birthday and I can't even be around her."

Caught on Video: Mother Forced Daughter to Fight


NIAGARA FALLS, NY – A 34-year-old Niagara Falls mother forced two girls, one of them her daughter, into a street fight as a crowd of onlookers watched.

The incident was captured on a cell phone and posted to social media, leading to an investigation by Niagara Falls police.

On Thursday, detectives arrested Eula L. McCray, of 1331 Willow Avenue, and charged her with endangering the welfare of a child and menacing in the third degree, both of which are misdemeanors.

She was arraigned in Niagara Falls City Court Friday morning. Bail was set at $2,500 or $5,000 bond. She was released after her arraignment on Friday. Her next court date is in May.

The video shows McCray forcing the girls, ages 13 and 14 years old, into a fist fight in the street as a crowd gathers to watch. The fight is less than five minutes.

Neither girl was seriously injured.