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Western Fair Entertainment Centre is Buzzing With Activity

Looking for a quick escape from Western New York? Can you imagine one location that’s home to harness racing, ice hockey rinks, popular consumer shows, farmers’ markets, dining, live entertainment, slot machines and no shortage of excitement 24/7? Does such a nirvana truly exist for those who may love Buffalo but could use a few days away?

Welcome to nearby London, Ontario’s Western Fair Entertainment Centre! Over the past year, upwards of four million people — many from Western New York — have visited the complex, drawn by events such as the Western Fair Farmers Market, Family Fun Fest, London Wine & Food Show, Shriners Circus and numerous other activities. Western Fair’s annual event calendar offers something for everyone!  

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Public Invited to Meeting at ECC South: Create a New Vision for Libraries and Services

Re-Imagine! - The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System

HAMBURG, N. Y. -- The public is invited to share its ideas for the regional library system of the future through a series of public meetings, web surveys and focus groups; all part of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System's newly launched Re-Imagine campaign. 

"This is an exciting as well as a challenging time for the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System," said Bridget Quinn-Carey, director of the Library System.  "We are beginning a process to re-imagine the library and create a new vision that will meet the needs of the entire community; a library that will not only accommodate the types of  services that are so heavily used currently, but one that will satisfy the needs of our users for innovative services in the years ahead."  

Orchard Park 51 - Williamsville North 7

Orchard Park runs over Williamsville North 51-7 in the Class AA quarterfinals.

The Quakers took control in the second quarter putting up 21 points to take a 30-7 lead at the half.  Orchard Park would start the second half with a kickoff return for a touchdown by #80 James Schneider. 

Okoya Anderson led the Quakers with 17 carries for 166 yards and three touchdowns.  QB #15 Kyle Witkowski was 9 of 17 passing for 254 yards and two touchdowns.

Quaker receiver #5 Ben Johnson finished with five catches for 166 yards and a touchdown. 

Orchard Park improves to 7-1 on the season and advances to the Section VI semifinals.

Fall Open House

Please join us for our Fall Open House!
Saturday, October 23, 2010 11 AM - 1 PM

Fox Run at Orchard Park offers an exceptional living option where seniors may age with grace and dignity. They are committed to providing a lifecare environment where the residents enjoy security and peace of mind within a community of caring people.

Open House Agenda:

• Start at North Arbor View Entrance and take a self guided tour through different one & two bedroom available apartments and a Patio Home.

• See for yourself what living your life at Fox Run can be like by touring Fox Run Residents' apartments!

• End in the Commons Building where refreshments and a light lunch will be provided.

Call 716-662-5001 or visit us online at www.foxrunorchardpark.com for more information!

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The Debate Is On ... and We Want Your Questions

WGRZ Seeks Questions for Monday's Debate

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- On Monday, October 25 at 9 a.m., all three candidates for the 59th District New York State Senate seat will square off in a debate hosted by WGRZ-TV 2 On Your Side.

2 On Your Side Reporter Scott Brown will be the moderator for Monday's debate, and he wants to know what questions you would pose to Cynthia M. Appleton (D), Patrick Gallivan (R) and David J. DiPietro (TEA).

Send your questions to Scott by email. The debate will be broadcast live on WGRZ.com.

Annual Ski Swap & Sale at The Fairgrounds this Weekend

The Niagara Frontier Ski Council brings their annual Ski Swap and Sale to the Expo Hall on The Fairgrounds this weekend.

Annette and Colin McMahon Chair the 2010 Festival of Trees

Annette and Colin McMahon, MD, chairpersons of the Festival of Trees, are preparing for the open of the 33rd holiday season event benefiting Women & Children’s Hospital which starts November 19 and runs until December 3 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel located at 2 Fountain Plaza, Buffalo 14202. It will be open 24 hours each of these days for people to come and experience the Glittering Wonderland of elegance and charm.

Sponsored by CGF Anesthesiology, Mark IV Industries Foundation and TOPS Friendly Markets, the Festival of Trees is Western New York’s premier holiday event, featuring decorated trees, wreaths, swags and mantle pieces on display and a Boutique filled with holiday home décor and gifts. It also serves as a significant fundraising event for Women & Children’s Hospital.