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Salvation Army Announces Red Kettle Recruitment

Salvation Army Announces Red Kettle Recruitment

Tonawanda, NY: Salvation Army of Tonawanda is announcing their Sign Up and Orientation meeting for the 2014 Red Kettle Campaign will be held at their 46 Broad Street location in Tonawanda, NY Morning and Evening Hours are available Monday Through Saturday, Orientation Meeting is Monday October 27th, 6:00 PM

Local Restaurant Week Starts Monday!!

Local Restaurant Week Starts Monday!!

Here is a quick link to some of your favorite restaurants & their LRW menus!!

 

AT&T Partners with Assemblyman Ray Walter to Present “It Can Wait” Program

AT&T Partners with Assemblyman Ray Walter to Present “It Can Wait” Program

 

Texting while driving is a growing epidemic that puts all drivers at risk. That is why AT&T teamed up with Assemblyman Raymond Walter, Town of Amherst Department of Emergency Services and Safety and The Resource Training Center’s Alive@25 program to bring this message to young, local at-risk drivers as part of its national “It Can Wait” education program aimed at curbing this dangerous distraction and safeguarding the roads.

Amherst Police Looking for YOU! At the Fire/PD Open House

Amherst Police Looking for YOU!  At the Fire/PD Open House
 Amherst, NY - Amherst Police have invited the public out to the various open houses in the area hosted by the Amherst Fire and Police Departments. An open invitation has been made via social media. "Don't forget to stop and say hi. We will be at the following Amherst fire department open houses:  Saturday October 4th from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm - Come visit us at: Getzville Fire Department Station #1  630 Dodge Road  Ellicott Creek Fire Department 45 South Ellicott Creek Road  Main Transit Fire Department 6777 Main Street"

Sheriff's Office Corrections Division honored for receiving reaccreditation from NYSSA

Sheriff's Office Corrections Division honored for receiving reaccreditation from NYSSA

Niagara County Sheriff James R. Voutour, senior ranked officers of the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Division, and members of the sheriff’s executive team were honored at the Niagara County Legislature’s September 16th meeting by New York State Sheriff’s Association Executive Director Peter R. Kehoe for completing all New York State Sheriff’s Association requirements for reaccreditation of the corrections division.   

Ribbon-cutting Celebrates the Opening of the Mill Road Scenic Overlook in Aurora

Ribbon-cutting Celebrates the Opening of the Mill Road Scenic Overlook in Aurora

 

After a multi-year community effort that raised more than $650,000 to save one of the most iconic and cherished properties along the WNY Southtowns Scenic Byway, the Mill Road Scenic Overlook is now protected and a roadside pull-off is in place to allow for safe access to the property’s extraordinary views. On Tuesday morning, Sept. 30, the project team cut a ribbon to open the overlook to the public and celebrate the hundreds of supporters who led the community effort. 

AT&T, Z80 Labs, United Way, d!g Buffalo, and Buffalo Open Data Host Civic App Symposium

AT&T, Z80 Labs, United Way, d!g Buffalo, and Buffalo Open Data Host Civic App Symposium

Mobile and web apps are changing the world and local communities, and Western New York is no exception.  To further grow the technology and start up communities in Western New York as well as promote social entrepreneurship, AT&T, Z80 Labs, United Way of Buffalo & Erie County, d!g Buffalo, and Buffalo Open Data teamed up to host a civic app symposium entitled, Opportunities in Open Data at d!g Buffalo on Saturday, September 27th. More than 75 local entrepreneurs, technologist, app developers and software engineers atteneded the symposium to learn more about local community issues and avaialble data that could be used to help develop civic apps to address these issues for the AT&T Western New York Civic App Challenge.