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No Frills Buffalo Releases New Book, Announces Upcoming Book Signings

No Frills Buffalo Releases New Book, Announces Upcoming Book Signings

Buffalo-based publishing company No Frills Buffalo is please to announce the release of its seventh book, “Legend of the Phoenix: Rise of Crescent,” by local author Gabriel Gonzalez.

A native of Niagara Fall, N.Y., Gonzalez’s “Legend of the Phoenix” trilogy will introduce readers to deep plot lines with twists and turns in every chapter. You will come to love certain characters and despise others. Humorous characters will make you laugh, powerful characters will make you tremble a bit, and the main villain in the story shows a compelling, sympathetic side that you may even come to love. The conclusion of each book prepares you for a overall ending that will never be forgotten!

Eight NFL Greats Scheduled to Appear at Sports Collectors Expo 23

Eight NFL Greats Scheduled to Appear at Sports Collectors Expo 23

Sports Collectors Expo 23, featuring eight former NFL greats and sponsored by Five Star Promotions and The Sports Corner, will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, February 11, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, February 12, at Batavia Downs Casino, 8315 Park Road, Batavia.

Scheduled to appear and sign autographs for fans on Saturday are Denver Broncos Hall of Famer Floyd Little from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Buffalo Bills greats Andre Reed and Steve Tasker from noon to 1:30 p.m., and former New York Giants superstar Rodney Hampton from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

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High Winds Cause Damage and Power Outages

BUFFALO, NY-- The high wind gusts of the past several hours left many without power and damage throughout WNY.

WEB EXTRA:  Check out a photo gallery of pictures from the snow storm.

In fact, the winds were so high that they caused damage to the roof of Southtowns Catholic School in Lakeview, forcing school officials to cancel classes for the rest of the week.

In the Town of Alden, winds also knocked over a gas pump at the Sunoco gas Station at the corner of Walden Avenue and Genesee Street. 

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Program at Batavia V.A

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Program at Batavia V.A

Jim Mandelaro

Democrat and Chronicle

She had seen the horrors of war and undergone therapy to deal with it.

But when doctors suggested Donna Li Puma enroll in the post-traumatic stress disorder program at the Batavia Veterans Affairs facility, she balked.

"Everyone said 'Go to this program. It will help you,' " the Buffalo native said. "I went unwillingly, and it was the best thing I have ever done for myself."

The Batavia facility is one of 10 nationally that treats and houses female veterans dealing with PTSD, and it soon will be new and improved. Ground was broken last month on a 9,000-square-foot building that will be handicapped-accessible and include 12 private bedrooms, each with its own bathroom.

Appearance by MLK’s Nephew Highlights MLK Day Activities at NU

Appearance by MLK’s Nephew Highlights MLK Day Activities at NU

Niagara University will present a full slate of activities on Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of the federal holiday that marks the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Morgan Freeman Honored at the Golden Globes 2012

Morgan Freeman Honored at the Golden Globes 2012

Morgan Freeman the actor, film director, narrator and aviator who is most noted for his distinguishing voice was honored at the 69th Golden Globes award for his work in the film Industry with the Cecil B. Demille award. Since the 1950’s this award is given for outstanding contributions that made a huge impact to the world of entertainment. The winner is chosen each year by the HFPA boards of directors. At age 74 Morgan Freeman is one of Hollywood top A-list actors he received academy awards nominations for his performances in Street Smart, Driving Miss Daisy, The Shawshank Redemption and Invictus. He took home the award in 2005 for Million Dollar Baby. He also received Golden Globe and Screen actors Guild awards.