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April 6

Erie County’s COVID-19 map provides updates on confirmed cases of the virus by zip code. Click here to view.

FuzeHub grant competition infomation can be found here.

For more information on the Hackathon @ Home, click here.

April 2

The Aurora Theatre and Popcorn Shop announced that you can now vote for your favorite marquee by visiting this link. A winner will be announced April 9.  

April 1

If you have a desire to become a New York State Trooper, the entrance exsam is taking place in October. For more information, including how to apply, head to this website.

March 30

WNYCOSH has released a COVID-19 worker benefits guidebook. You can read the whole thing here.

Western New York is doing its part to take care of the health care workers taking care of so many of us. It's called Western New York Feeds The Frontline. People can donate to the program that will then use those donations to cover the cost of food orders delivered to partnering hospitals. The donations will also be used to provide a 20 percent tip to the staff providing the food.

March 27

Nominations are open for a few more days for the M&T Bank Touchdown for Teachers contest in partnership with the Buffalo Bills. Nominations can be made online at this website through March 30.

The Arc Erie County New York, which serves children and adults with developmental disabilities, is looking to hire direct support professional personnel. If you're interested, you can apply here.

March 26

For more information on the guide to COVID-19 Disaster Funding, following this link. 

March 25

The state University of New York at Fredonia has set up an emergency relief fund for students.

March 17

Buffalo Public Schools is providing meals for families with children in the district during the extended closure. Any child age 18 and under can receive breakfast and lunch at these locations.

March 13

Touchdown for Teachers nominations can be made online through March 30 at this website.

For a list of SAT cancellations, click here.

March 10

Several events at the Hamburg Fairgrounds have been canceled due to coronavirus concerns. For updates, you can visit their website.

March 9

Enhanced visitation policy for Kaleida Health sites can be found here.

March 4

After a successful venture adding shelter dog photos to pizza boxes, the Niagara SPCA is now selling special t-shirts featuring a photo of Hooch, a 5-year-old Mastiff, enjoying a slice. The shirts can be ordered here, with all proceeds going to Niagara SPCA.

Events celebrating women’s history in Western New York will be going on throughout the month. A calendar of events can be found here.

March 2

Locations to drop off dresses for 11th annual Urban Valet prom dress drive include:

  • Blasdell Village Hall
  • Boston Free Library
  • Dudley Branch Library
  • East Aurora Library
  • Eden Boys & Girls Club
  • Hamburg Village Hall
  • Hamburg Library
  • Lackawanna Library
  • Lake Shore Public Library
  • Orchard Park Library

Shopping days will be Friday, April 3 from 3-7 p.m. and Saturday, April 4 from 12-3 p.m. at Hamburg Town Hall Plaza.

February 25

Officials will consider all public comments on the proposed metro rail expansion in the Buffalo area received by March 24. You can submit them here.

February 21

Donations for St. Bonaventure’s efforts to protect medical personnel in Wuhan, China, can be dropped off at the following locations through March 15:

  • De La Roche Hall, Room 103
  • Friedsam Library, Reference Desk
  • SBU Bookstore, Reilly Center
  • Murphy Building, First Amendment Lounge
  • Hopkins Hall, One Stop
  • Hickey Dining Hall
  • Swan Business Center, Atrium
  • Rehabilitation Today, 2416 Constitution Ave., Olean
  • Park and Shop, Front & Main streets, Olean
  • Tasty Time, 3143 West State Road, Allegany
  • Olean Medical Group, Purchasing and Receiving Office

Checks can be made out to “Positive Ripples” with “fighting the coronavirus in Wuhan” in the memo line.

The university’s BonaResponds organization is also hosting a gift card raffle, with tickets on sale for $1 each. Tickets will be sold at the Quick Center for the Arts reception desk between noon and 4 p.m. until February 26; inside the Hickey Dining Hall from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on February 21, 24 and 26; and outside the Reilly Center bookstore from 5-7 p.m. before the game against Duquesne.

There’s also a Facebook fundraiser on March 15.

February 20

Want to suggest a woman who has made a difference in Western New York for the Trailblazing Women of WNY Monument Project? Click here.

February 16

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz says several groups have expressed interest in redeveloping the former Bethlehem Steel Site in Lackawanna. The county is looking for plans that include flexible manufacturing or a warehouse facility.

February 5

Speed zone cameras are located at:

  • 1087 Jefferson Avenue at the Makowski School
  • 1132 Jefferson Avenue southbound at the Makowski School
  • 1177 Delaware Avenue northbound at Canisius School
  • 1236 Delaware Avenue southbound at Canisius School
  • 1463 Elmwood Avenue northbound at McKinley School
  • 255 South Elmwood Avenue northbound at Hutchison School
  • 267 Porter Avenue northbound at Porter/DaVinci
  • 295 Suffolk Street northbound at Olmstead School
  • 302 Suffolk Street southbound at Olmstead School
  • 311 Military Road northbound at West Hertel/Grabiarz
  • 522 Military Road at Grabiarz School
  • 3125 Bailey Avenue northbound at Westminster School
  • 3130 Bailey Avenue southbound at Westminster School
  • 694 Kensington Avenue westbound at Eve School

January 31

More information on Marc Gaiger's metal roses can be found here.  

January 29

Charlie Benzin went bald for bucks on Wednesday after raising more than $1,200 for Roswell Park. You can donate to his cause here.

January 18

The Buffalo Bisons have announced their promotional schedule for the 2020 season. Click here for the full schedule.

January 16

Tickets for the Batavia Downs Concert Series go on sale Friday, January 17. Tickets for all eight shows will be available. To buy them, click here.

January 11

To donate to Australia's wildlife click here.

December 28

To donate to the GoFundMe account for a Lancaster family who lost their home in a devastating fire just before Christmas, click here.

November 17

Anyone wishing to donate to the GoFundMe for Kyle Lysek can click here.

November 12

Want to nominate a teacher for Jeff Skinner's 53 Difference Makers program? Click here.

The website for The Salvation Army's Empire State Divison can be found here.

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