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Locally produced video featured by Western Erie Canal Alliance

Locally produced video featured by Western Erie Canal Alliance

Medina NY: An American Town on the Erie Canal– a locally produced video brimming with images of old-time Medina has been prominently featured both on the website (http://www.westerneriecanal.com) and E-News letter of the Western Erie Canal Alliance.

Medina draws crowd with Wine About Winter

Medina draws crowd with Wine About Winter

Medina serves up wine, music and fun.  750 sample wine from 26 locations in downtown.

By Sue Cook, Staff Reporter - Orleans Hub

MEDINA – Wine About Winter started out perfectly picturesque this afternoon as the snow fluttered down Main Street in Medina. The weather didn't dampen the spirits of anyone attending the event, either.

Video highlights Medina's historic past as an Erie Canal town

Video highlights Medina's historic past as an Erie Canal town

MEDINA, NY- The storied past of Historic Medina is depicted with images and music in a recent viodeo posted online.  The film is full of captivating images from a a by-gone historic era- snapshots in time of an American village on the Erie Canal. The description of the films reads as follows:

Medina, New York is a historic community born of the Erie Canal. The community is home to world-renown Medina Sandstone, and epitomizes the burgeoning Golden Age of late nineteenth century America. 

Spare the Zombies food drive Jan 24. Buffalo NY

Spare the Zombies food drive Jan 24. Buffalo NY

Just when you thought Zombies couldn't give anymore interesting on Jan 24. Terror Technologies Buffalo Zombies for charity host Spare the Zombies. The event is a food drive at Kenmore Bowling lanes 1691 Kenmore ave. its an all ages event 11pm-2:30am. The event includes unlimited bowling ticker $20 space is limited so be sure to reserve your tickets at events716@gmail.com.

Come dress in your favorite costume if you like and please don't forget to bring canned food items for the food drive.For more info on Terror Technologies go to: http://www.terrortech.org/

Hosted by: Terror Technologies Buffalo Zombies for Charity
* WHEN: Friday January 24, 2014
* Registration Starts at 11:00 pm
* Bowling Starts at midnight Friday until 2:30 am Saturday
* WHERE: Kenmore Bowling Lanes, 1691 Kenmore Ave, Kenmore NY
* COST: $20
* Included Are: Unlimited bowling, shoes
* PLEASE BRING: Canned food items for our Food Drive
* THIS EVENT IS ALL AGES

Local Pastor Hopes to Share His Inspirational Message Across WNY

Local Pastor Hopes to Share His Inspirational Message Across WNY

 

“Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can.”

It’s a simple, yet powerful message. It’s also a message that Reverend Christopher Wylie has learned firsthand through a lifetime of overcoming a multitude of serious health issues and other seemingly insurmountable obstacles. And, it’s a message that he now hopes to share both in his churches and in the broader community as an inspirational speaker.

Scholarship Stresses Importance of Character, Education

Scholarship Stresses Importance of Character, Education

The Character Council of Western New York and Harvest Time Partners Foundation have announced a new scholarship program to reinforce the importance of character and encourage students to pursue academic goals beyond high school.

The program will award $1,000 scholarships to three college-bound Western New York high school seniors exemplifying character in his or her daily life. Seniors attending a public, private, parochial or home school who are enrolling full-time in a college or trade school for the fall of 2014 are eligible.

Students must be residents of Allegheny, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans or Wyoming counties to be considered. The scholarship will be made payable directly to the chosen post-secondary institutions.

Catholic Charities Ranked as Four-Star Charity by Nonprofit Evaluator for Fifth Straight Year

For the fifth consecutive year, Catholic Charities of Buffalo has attained a four out of four stars rating from Charity Navigator, a nation-wide nonprofit charity evaluator, indicating thorough financial management and commitment to accountability and transparency.

Charity Navigator, found at charitynavigator.org, highlights the effort of efficient and open charities and works to provide donors with essential information needed to give them greater confidence in their charitable choices.