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Well This is Odd: Hawaiian Shirts + Polish Church

Corpus Christi Church is having a very unusual fundraiser this Sunday. The beautiful, century old church in Buffalo's East side, is having a Hawaiian luau.

Tropical decorations, Hawaiian music, unique foods, casino games, and great people this Sunday from around 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Here is the website with more info:

 

http://www.corpuschristibuffalo.org/

 

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Hundreds of Tree Planting Volunteers Needed for South Buffalo Reforesting Project

BUFFALO, NY - Re-Tree WNY is organizing its largest day of tree planting and beautification since its start in April 2007.  This month, 400 trees will be planted along South Park Avenue between Abbott Road and Dorrance Avenue.  The street is being re-milled and paved, with new benches, streetlights, and crosswalks installed as part of the South Park Revitalization Initiative. 

Chairman Paul Maurer, Congressman Brian Higgins, Erie County Legislator Tim Kennedy, NY State Assemblyman Mark Schroeder, Councilman Mickey Kearns and Re-Tree WNY board members gathered at 2227 South Park on Thursday, October 21st at 11am and presented the public with details of this historic tree planting project and to call for volunteers to ensure its success. 

Re-Tree Chairman Paul Maurer said “We figured it will take about four hours to complete the project, assuming we get the several hundred people we need to plant these bare-root trees.”

Free Flu Vaccinations at ECMC on Friday

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Free flu vaccinations will be available to area residents at Erie County Medical Center, 462 Grider Street, on Friday, October 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vaccines will be administered in a tent in Parking Lot A, across from Litchfield.

Each year, the influenza viruses in the flu vaccine are modified based on the international surveillance of the strains of viruses likely to circulate. Everyone six months and older should be vaccinated, but more importantly those who are more susceptible should have the vaccine administered.  More susceptible individuals include: pregnant women, children two to five years of age, adults 50 years of age and older, those with chronic medical conditions, and those living in long term care facilities.  

 

 

Broadway Market Halloween Extravaganza 10/30

Why not trick or treat around the Market?

This annual event is very cool and a lot of fun!!!

Children will get to trick or treat around the Market along with a lot of other fun activities.

More info: http://broadwaymarket.org

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'Operation Impact' Troopers Make a DWI Arrest Following Traffic Accident

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- At 10:45 P.M. on Tuesday, Troopers Chad Barry and Sean Pierce responded to a call for a property damage auto accident on Bailey Avenue in the City of Buffalo. 

Upon arrival they found that the driver of the 2004 Chevrolet Malibu had fallen asleep and struck a lighted utility pole. The driver was identified as Daniel M. Snyder, age 23, of Lackawanna, N.Y.

Snyder was found to possess numerous unknown pills, and was charged with Criminal Possession Controlled Substance 7th degree, Possession of a prescription medication pill not contained in its original container, and Driving While Intoxicated.  

Get Your Fruit Order in for Saint Ann's

You have until 10/22 to get your fruit order in for Saint Ann's...

Saint Ann's is simply beautiful with an amazing group of people helping to keep the church ALIVE...proceeds from the sale go to helping the church.

[click here for order form]

List of Broadway-Fillmore Properties to be Auctioned Next Week

Next week is the city of Buffalo's annual foreclosure auction on properties with delinquent taxes.

I took the city's list and extracted properties in zip code 14212.

I organized the spreadsheet by street.

[click here to view]

It is a three-day auction that will begin Oct. 25 in the in the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center...the homes, businesses or vacant lots will be offered for sale to the highest bidders.

For more information about auction and a full listing of properties throughout the city, visit the City of Buffalo's website. http://www.ci.buffalo.ny.us/