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Greater Western New York Paranormal Society at Cazenovia Library

 

The Greater Western New York Paranormal Society is a Regional Paranormal Investigation team based out of Buffalo NY.  They investigate paranormal activity and broadcast the findings on their show, "Behind the Shadows."

 

CEO and Founder, Daniel Klaes, asked if I wished to witness a paranormal investigation at Cazenovia Library in my neighborhood of South Buffalo, New York. 

 

I, of course, said yes. 

 

The entire area on and surrounding Cazenovia Park to Buffum Street is well known for extremely intense spiritual and paranormal activity. On Buffum Street, off of Seneca Street, there lies the original burial ground of Sagoyewatha [Red Jacket] - a Native American Seneca Indian Chief. 

 

AT&T and the Buffalo Sabres Team Up to Support the ECMC Mobile Mammography coach

AT&T and the Buffalo Sabres Team Up to Support the ECMC Mobile Mammography coach

AT&T and the Buffalo Sabres have teamed up to give fans some extra cheering power this season. Starting Friday at the home opener and for nine other home games this season, Sabre fans can go to the AT&T Connection Center located within the First Niagara Center’s concourse and use an AT&T device to customize a cheer card that they can use to help cheer on the team.

The customized cheer cards are free and will be printed on site, and each fan will receive an email and photo of their cheer to post on their social media sites such as Facebook page, Twitter, etc.

For each cheer card, AT&T will donate $1 to benefit the Erie County Medical Center Lifeline Foundation to support the ECMC Mobile Mammography coach, up to $5,000.

In addition, during the game, the Sabres will run a scoreboard video feature where they will search for an identify the “Cheer Card of the Game” and announce AT&T’s pledge to donate $1 for each card created.

Former Prime Minister of Somalia Speaking at Niagara University Tonight

Former Prime Minister of Somalia Speaking at Niagara University Tonight

 

Dr. Abdiweli Ali, the Niagara University economics professor turned Somali prime minster, will reflect on his time as the leader of the impoverished, war-torn East African nation during a special event on April 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the Castellani Art Museum.

Building a New Somalia:  Reflections from the Former Prime Minister, Dr. Abdiweli Ali will include a presentation from Dr. Ali, as well as a panel discussion featuring:

United Way of Greater Niagara Gearing up for Holidays

United Way of Greater Niagara Gearing up for Holidays

Holiday gala, Sugarplum Fairy Breakfast on tap; Campaign in full swing

As October draws to a close, United Way of Greater Niagara officials are in full-blown holiday mode with two special holiday-themed events set to take place in the coming weeks.

On Saturday, United Way will celebrate the 6th annual United Way Gala, a fundraiser to support the organization’s efforts.  The gala will take place at 7:00 p.m. inside the Seneca Niagara Events Center at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel. Attendees will enjoy food, fun, a live performance by Penelope and a silent auction featuring hundreds of baskets and other premier items that would be perfect for everyone on your shopping list. Tickets for the gala are still available.

While the gala may get the holiday season started, another upcoming event is sure to get many area families in the holiday mood.

Conference to Help First Responders Work With Deaf Community

Conference to Help First Responders Work With Deaf Community

October 5th event effort to improve communications during emergency situations

BUFFALO, NY, September 19, 2012 – A fire or other disaster is often a traumatic experience for those affected. The situation can become even more stressful when those affected by and responding to the emergency have issues communicating with each other, which is often the case for people who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Late-Deafened.

Chalkfest 2012: Revitalizing Main Street Through Art

Chalkfest 2012: Revitalizing Main Street Through Art

On August 11 and 12th, 2012, the 500 Block of Main Street in downtown Buffalo will be overtaken by art.

Chalkfest [a FREE annual event] is a project envisioned by The 500 Block Association, a group of business, artists and native Buffalo residents to revitalize the 500 Block of Main Street. The festival is throughout the weekend and includes the artwork of Michael Macauley, world reknowned 3D chalk artist.

The two day festival is the first of its kind, all ages on Saturday and Sunday from 12 -5 pm, and after 5 pm on Saturday for adults with live entertainment.

Social Media vs. Journalism

Social Media vs. Journalism

Prompted by a question asked by Kashif Ahmad on twitter: