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Lancaster Firefighters Ditch Ladders, Grab Serving Trays

Lancaster Firefighters Ditch Ladders, Grab Serving Trays

On Tuesday, February 21 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., the Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar in Lancaster, NY will join forces with members of the Lancaster Fire Department to put out meals, not fires. The event is part of Applebee’s “Tip-A-Firefighter” fundraiser and will help the firemen and women raise key funds to support the Lancaster Fire Department Explorer Program. The Explorer program is an initiative for youth ages 14 to 18 and teaches the importance of fire safety and prevention.

Tops Friendly Markets Launches Year-Long 50th Anniversary Celebration

Tops Friendly Markets Launches Year-Long 50th Anniversary Celebration

A statement from Tops Friendly Markets:

 

 

Williamsville, NY – Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in upstate New York and northern Pennsylvania, announced today that the company will commemorate its 50th anniversary with a year-long celebration.  As part of the anniversary celebration, Tops will offer shoppers new promotions, exceptional savings, contests and events throughout the year.

 

Tops kicked off its 50th anniversary with a celebratory event at its Portage Road store in the City of Niagara Falls, NY.  Tops’ history is deeply rooted in the Niagara Falls community and the first modern Tops supermarket opened on Portage Road in 1962.

Assemblymember Gabryszak: Bill to Protect Against Fraudulent Financial Practices

Assemblymember Gabryszak: Bill to Protect Against Fraudulent Financial Practices


Assemblymember Dennis Gabryszak (D-Cheektowaga) announced the
Assembly passed a bill he authored that would amend the Criminal
Procedure Law to assist a victim of false financial practice, helping
them remedy the fraudulent financial claim that the victim is indebted
or obligated to a defendant, or secured party, in a criminal action
(A.3457).

“When someone makes a false financial claim against you, it can cause
excessive and unfair damage to your credit rating,” Assemblymember
Gabryszak said. “We cannot allow victims of fraudulent financial
statements to go unprotected with nowhere to turn. By providing
victims with stronger options to help reverse or disprove wrongful
claims, we can help stop any unwarranted harm to the victim’s credit.”

Currently, when a victim has a false financing statement filed
against them, they can file a correction statement with the New York

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Program at Batavia V.A

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Program at Batavia V.A

Jim Mandelaro

Democrat and Chronicle

She had seen the horrors of war and undergone therapy to deal with it.

But when doctors suggested Donna Li Puma enroll in the post-traumatic stress disorder program at the Batavia Veterans Affairs facility, she balked.

"Everyone said 'Go to this program. It will help you,' " the Buffalo native said. "I went unwillingly, and it was the best thing I have ever done for myself."

The Batavia facility is one of 10 nationally that treats and houses female veterans dealing with PTSD, and it soon will be new and improved. Ground was broken last month on a 9,000-square-foot building that will be handicapped-accessible and include 12 private bedrooms, each with its own bathroom.

Appearance by MLK’s Nephew Highlights MLK Day Activities at NU

Appearance by MLK’s Nephew Highlights MLK Day Activities at NU

Niagara University will present a full slate of activities on Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of the federal holiday that marks the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Morgan Freeman Honored at the Golden Globes 2012

Morgan Freeman Honored at the Golden Globes 2012

Morgan Freeman the actor, film director, narrator and aviator who is most noted for his distinguishing voice was honored at the 69th Golden Globes award for his work in the film Industry with the Cecil B. Demille award. Since the 1950’s this award is given for outstanding contributions that made a huge impact to the world of entertainment. The winner is chosen each year by the HFPA boards of directors. At age 74 Morgan Freeman is one of Hollywood top A-list actors he received academy awards nominations for his performances in Street Smart, Driving Miss Daisy, The Shawshank Redemption and Invictus. He took home the award in 2005 for Million Dollar Baby. He also received Golden Globe and Screen actors Guild awards.

Gabryszak to Hold “Town Hall Meetings”

Gabryszak to Hold “Town Hall Meetings”

Assemblyman Dennis H. Gabryszak (D-Cheektowaga) will be holding two “Town Hall Meetings” in his district to discuss results of legislative survey distributed in early 2011. The questions dealt with issues that affect taxpayers and over 1,800 people responded. All taxpayers who work or reside in the 143rd District are invited to join.

 

What: Cheektowaga Town Hall Meeting

When: Monday, Dec. 5 at 7:00 p.m.

Where: Cheektowaga Senior Center 3349 Broadway St., Cheektowaga

 

What:   Lancaster Town Hall Meeting  

When: Tuesday, December 6 at 7:00 p.m.

Where: Lancaster Youth Bureau 200 Oxford Avenue, Lancaster