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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.  

Medina Mustang Marching Band captures fifth straight NYSFBC Championship title

Medina Mustang Marching Band captures fifth straight NYSFBC Championship title

SYRACUSE, NY - The Governor's Cup once again returns to Medina, NY as the Medina High School Mustang Marching Band won their fifth consecutive NYS Field Band Conference Championship tonight at the Carrier Dome, in Syracuse , NY. 

Competing in Small Schools 1 Division (SS1), Medina notched a decisive victory with a score of 91.50, beating their nearest competitor, New Hartford who scored a 89.90.

The Medina Mustang Band has a long history in the NYSFBC, winning 13 state championships in the 37 years it has been competing. The band is under the direction of Mr. Jimmy Steele.

Mill Road Scenic Overlook Closer to Success

Mill Road Scenic Overlook Closer to Success

 

Now in their final 90 days of fundraising, The Friends of Mill Road are excited to announce two additional major gifts, propelling the project closer to a successful finish before its Dec. 31 deadline.