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St. Stan’s to Hold Mass to Commemorate Death of the Blessed John Paul II

St. Stan’s to Hold Mass to Commemorate Death of the Blessed John Paul II

Fr. Thaddeus Bocianowski, pastor of St. Stanislaus Bishop & Martyr, will commemorate the seventh anniversary of the death of Pope John Paul II during a special mass on Monday, April 2, 2012 at 6:30 pm. St. Stanislaus is located at 123 Townsend Street, corner of Peckham in Buffalo’s Historic Polonia District. 

This special Papal Mass will include a litany to Pope John Paul II as well as veneration and display of the relic.

State Gives Buffalo Schools An Extension

BUFFALO, N.Y.- Buffalo's Interim Superintendent of Schools says the district has gotten another extension to trying to come into compliance with some new state standards on teacher evaluations, in hopes of restoring lost aid for troubled schools.

At stake is $5.6 million in federal school improvement funding, which remains at risk of never being recovered after a teacher evaluation agreement between the Buffalo School District and the Buffalo Teacher's Federation (BTF) was rejected by the state for the third time on Tuesday. 

Mary Queen of Angels School to Host 22nd Annual Diocesan Art Exhibition

Mary Queen of Angels School to Host 22nd Annual Diocesan Art Exhibition

The 22nd annual Diocesan Art Exhibition, endorsed by the Department of Catholic Schools, will take place April 22-26 at Mary Queen of Angels Regional Catholic School, 170 Rosewood Terrace, Cheektowaga. 

The opening reception, open to the public, will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at the school. An outdoor art display will also be created on Sunday, weather permitting. Artwork can also be viewed during school hours from Monday, April 23, through Thursday, April 26.

The Sketches: Live and Unplugged

The Sketches: Live and Unplugged

​"Music is extremely close to our hearts. It transcends all physical and spiritual barriers of caste, creed, religion or region and speaks the universal language of peace and love." - The Sketches ​Jamshoro, a city rich with Sindh culture, art, opottery, language, and poetry; as well as home to the River Indus, is the foundation behind the musical, spiritual and artistic inspiration of Saif Samejo and Naeem Shah: The Sketches. ​Saif and Naeem, true to their heritage, have revived forgotten melody and and folklore of Sindh. ​

Part II of Ten Easy Things the Broadway Market can do to be a Year-Round Destination

Part II of Ten Easy Things the Broadway Market can do to be a Year-Round Destination

In the year 2012, a prime destination for shoppers is the internet.  The amount of online sales continue to grow every year.  It is a trend that isn't going to change.

Here is a clear and practical way for 999 Broadway to tap into that.

The Broadway Market could use its name power/brand and start an online store of products sold at the market.

No Frills Buffalo Releases Poetry Collection and Introduces eBook Service

No Frills Buffalo Releases Poetry Collection and Introduces eBook Service

No Frills Buffalo, a publishing company founded by Mark Pogodzinski, has released a collection of poetry by Buffalo native Frederick E. Whitehead. 

“Orbs” is Whitehead’s third collection of poetry. It follows the 2009 release of “Songs/Cradled,” made up mostly of song lyrics written by Whitehead. This is the second edition of “Orbs;” the first edition was available in 2011 in eBook form only. 

Teacher Writes Fun Song with Serious Message

BUFFALO, NY - A Burgard High School Music teacher wrote a song called Graduation Day. It is designed to be fun with a serious message about attendance, behavior and success.

Tom Fenton is one of those teachers students at Burgard probably won't forget. His song has an edge that engages a student to either tap their feet or nod their head.

Below are the lyrics to Graduation Day

I wrote this song for all of you

It's not too long and every word is true

I wanna make you think and make you laugh