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Sort of... This is from a story from Buffalo First today...I also received a press release yesterday on the issue.

Writing With Light Student Exhibition

Just Buffalo Literary Center and CEPA Gallery are pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Writing With Light Student Exhibition. A celebratory reception will be held on Friday, September 10, 2010 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at CEPA Gallery in the Market Arcade building, 617 Main Street, Buffalo.

Featuring selected works from Just Buffalo & CEPA Gallery’s education programs from the past year, the exhibit will display work from Picturing Poetry, Writer Residencies, and Bookmaking projects.

Writing With Light reached more than 3,500 K-12 students across the region this year, and its emphasis on intensive one-on-one contact between teaching artists and students yields powerful creative results. 

Genevieve DeCarlo, a 3rd grade teacher at Discovery School, P.S. 67 explains, "It was amazing to see the growth of my students... All children should be able to have this awesome learning experience!"

Meet The Press

Reporter Dave McKinley was on hand as Buffalo News Editor Margaret Sullivan takes heat over newspaper's article about City Grill shooting victims.

Attorney Says McCray 'Never Shot A Real Gun In His Life'

BUFFALO, N.Y. - The attorney for Riccardo McCray says his client maintains he is not the City Grill shooter and he told him "I have never shot a real gun in my life."

McCray was arraigned in Buffalo City Court on Thursday morning. The 23-year-old faces four counts of second degree murder in connection with the August 14th shooting at City Grill on Main Street. Four people were killed, four others were injured.

McCray turned himself into police on Wednesday even though he insists he is not the person police should be looking for.

Attorney Terrence McKelvey told Two On Your Side's Claudine Ewing that McCray attended Burgard High School but did not graduate. Over the past few years, he has mainly worked assembly line and factory jobs.

He also said his client told him that he never shot a real gun in his life.

Murder On Main Happened Hours after Murder Near ECMC

BUFFALO, NY -- On Thursday, August 12, 2010, a man was shot outside a Walden Avenue deli.

Two of the shooting victims friends were inside the store, including Willie McCaa. Kenyatta Cobb, a WNY Law Enforcement Chaplain saw McCaa at the hospital when the victim arrived. "He said to me I was in the store I came out and I saw the other boy putting him in the car and I followed them up. He handed him to me and I took him in."

What happened from there is a pattern of violence with many question marks. The man with McCaa was shot and killed as he left ECMC.

The following night, McCaa was murdered outside City Grill in downtown Buffalo.

City of Buffalo Salaries in Line with State Average

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- City of Buffalo employees had an average pay of $42,448 for its 1,303 employees, according to a report released Thursday by the Empire Center for New York State Policy. The average pay for city employees across the state is $43,817.

The highest paid city employees outside New York City were in Westchester, one of the nation's most expensive places to live. The city of Yonkers, with 993 employees, led the state with an average pay of $71,659.

Christ the King Seminary to pilot distance learning at Canisius, St. Bonaventure

Christ the King Seminary will be piloting a Distance Learning program for two of its Continuing Education classes during the Fall 2010 semester. The new program is intended to provide more options to help students access the Seminary’s courses in the manner most convenient to their lifestyle and needs. Students who register to take either “Theology of God” (Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m. beginning September 14) or “The Gospels” (Thursdays, 7-9 p.m. beginning September 16) will be given the option of taking the class at the Seminary’s East Aurora campus or taking it via video-conferencing technology at Canisius College or St. Bonaventure University.