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May is Full of Special Events at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

May is Full of Special Events at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

 

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village will be a popular place during the month of May, with several special events filling the calendar.

May charges out of the gate with a Kentucky Derby Spring Hat Luncheon & Fashion Show at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 3. Festivities will include a delicious meal, auction, fashion show, hat contest and much more. The basket auction will start at 11 a.m., with lunch served at noon. Tickets are just $25 and are available by calling BNHV at 689-1440 or online at www.bnhv.org.

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Becoming a U.S. Citizen Carries Numerous Advantages

Becoming a U.S. Citizen Carries Numerous Advantages

 

The laws of the Constitution grant rights to both citizens and non-citizens who reside within the United States. However, becoming a U.S. citizen carries with it several benefits unavailable to non-citizens. According to the United States Custom and Immigration Services’ Guide to Naturalization, the following are some of the advantages of becoming a citizen:  

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Tractor-trailer carrying full load of new cars tips over in the Town of Niagara.


TOWN OF NIAGARA, NY-A tractor-trailer carrying a full load of new cars drove off the road and tipped over Tuesday morning.

The accident happened shortly before 6 A.M. on Rt. 31 westbound between the I-190 and Military Road in the Town of Niagara.

State Police blame inattention of the part of the driver, Sean Lorraine, 46, of Niagara Falls, for the incident and say charges are pending against him.

That stretch of Rt. 31 reopened to traffic shortly after 1 PM.


Appeal Week 2014 Culminates with $8.88 Million Raised for 90th Annual Catholic Charities Appeal

Appeal Week 2014 Culminates with $8.88 Million Raised for  90th Annual Catholic Charities Appeal

BUFFALO, N.Y., April 15, 2014 – The Most Reverend Richard J. Malone, bishop of the Diocese of Buffalo, provided his second report on the progress of the annual Catholic Charities of Buffalo Appeal today, revealing $8,886,816.65 has been raised to date, as Catholic Charities officials marked the close of Appeal Week 2014.

Today’s total represents 82.3 percent of the final goal, which is trending slightly ahead of last year at this time when 80.2 percent of goal was reached. Funds raised for Appeal 2014 support Catholic Charities’ 70 programs and services offered across 61 sites throughout the eight-county region. The annual campaign runs through June 30 and carries a goal of $10.8 million.

During Appeal Week, which ran from April 6-13, parish volunteers and pastors across Western New York led a concerted effort to gather donations, and participated in fundraising activities in order to bring the Appeal closer to its final goal.

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Melissa Etheridge, ‘The Voice’ Live Tour Join Seneca Casinos Summer Rush Lineup

Melissa Etheridge, ‘The Voice’ Live Tour Join Seneca Casinos Summer Rush Lineup

NIAGARA FALLS and SALAMANCA, N.Y. – The area’s best summer entertainment series just got better. Joining the all-star Summer Rush 2014 lineup at Seneca Casinos are a solo acoustic performance by Melissa Etheridge at Seneca Allegany Events Center on Sunday, June 22 and “The Voice” Live Tour on Friday, July 11 at Seneca Niagara Events Center.

International Experts to Examine Crisis in Ukraine

International Experts to Examine Crisis in Ukraine

“Crisis in Ukraine” will be examined in a roundtable discussion by faculty experts, including a guest historian from Poland, from 3 to 5 p.m. April 26 in Daemen College’s Schenck Hall Auditorium.

 

Panelists will include guest scholar Dr. Tomasz Pudłocki, assistant professor of history at Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland, as well as Dr. Monica Eppinger, former U.S. foreign service diplomat in Kiev, Ukraine, and currently an assistant professor at Saint Louis University School of Law; Dr. Jacek Lubecki, associate professor and director of the Center for International Studies at Georgia Southern University; Dr. Steven Maddox, assistant professor of history at Canisius College; and Dr. John D. Occhipinti, chair of political science at Canisius. Moderator will be Dr. Andrew Kier Wise, department chair and associate professor of history at Daemen.

Mount St. Mary’s Neighborhood Health Center & Fidelis Care partner for Infant Immunization Awareness

Mount St. Mary’s Neighborhood Health Center & Fidelis Care partner for Infant Immunization Awareness

To encourage children and their parents to receive routine immunizations, Mount St. Mary’s Neighborhood Health Center is partnering with Fidelis Care for National Infant Immunization Awareness Week. On Friday, May 2 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Fidelis Care will be at the Neighborhood Health Center located at 3101 9th Street in Niagara Falls and the event is open to the public.  Patients of the Neighborhood Health Center will be able to receive child immunizations.  Non-patients will be able to receive information about the shots and the Neighborhood Health Center.   The Fidelis Care dinosaur will also be on site handing out goodie bags to children, in addition to face painting and snacks.