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August 16

The Buffalo Sabres are getting ready for the golden 50th anniversary, complete with gold-accent jerseys. A full list of dates when the special jerseys will be worn, in addition to themed nights during the season, can be found here


August 15

We’re a long way from St. Patrick’s Day but there will be an Irish feel in the air this weekend during the Buffalo Irish Festival at the Outer Harbor. A full list of activities and bands for the three-day festival is available here.


August 12

The entire West Seneca Ethics Code document can be found here.

August 10

The Erie County Fair is one of the biggest events in Western New York. While it’s a fun 12 days, security is also making sure it’s safe. This year, there are more security officers on-duty, and speakers so that an alert can be sent out at any moment’s notice. There’s also a hotline you can call to report anything suspicious. The number is 716-649-3007.

August 8

The Erie Canalway Photo Contest is up and running. The winning images, taken along the 524 miles of the canal, are used each year by the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor for its calendar. Photos must be submitted horizontally and are due by August 30. More information is available here.

August 6

The calendar says August, but the YMCA says it’s time to sign up for the Turkey Trot. Registration is now open for the Thanksgiving morning tradition, the oldest continually running footrace in the world. Runners can take their marks here.

August 5

Six Flags Darien Lake is starting to hire for its annual Fright Fest. Open auditions and  interviews to fill multiple postions for the halloween-themed event are Tuesdays from 2-4 p.m. and Saturdays from 10-12 p.m. until September 21.


To make up for lost business during the floods along the Lake Ontario shoreline, the state is offering some discounts all month long. Fishing license requirements are waived, allowing anyone to fish along Lake Ontario, the St. Lawrence River and the lower Niagara River.

You can also get 50 percent off state campgrounds and entrance fees along the lake and river through Labor Day.


The DEC and Department of Health have launched a new website about the health of our water resources. The "Know Your Water" website has information on the quality of drinking water and the health of New York's lakes, rivers, and streams. It features a map that lets you search by location.

August 2

More information on the new book about Pancho Bill can be found here.  

Tuesday, August 6, is the National Night Out. More than 150 block clubs and organizations in Buffalo will be hosting events. More information is available here.

July 31

The Niagara County Fair kicks off Wednesday and runs through Sunday, August 4. A full list of events and activities can be found here.

July 25

Equifax will be paying out millions to those affected by a 2017 data breach. Go here to see if you’re eligible for a settlement.  

July 24

Those who wish to register for the D'Youville All-Sports Camp can click here.

July 22

For the Buffalo Water Board's website, click here.

July 19

A full list of cooling centers for municipalities across Western New York can be found here.

July 15

The UB School of Dental Medicine is offering free cleanings and exams in their mobile dental clinic next month. You can call UB Dental Medicine at 716-803-3699/716-829-2780 to schedule an appointment.

July 12

Full list of Buffalo pool hours can be found here.

GoFundMe page for the Hamburg Palace Theatre.

July 10

A list of cooling centers in Erie County can be found here.

July 9

The American Red Cross has less than a three-day supply of blood on hand, after donations were down last week due to the holiday. More information on how and where to donate can be found here or calling 1-800-733-2767.

July 8

Visit this website or call 1.888.837.6410 to learn more about Girl Scouts Love State Parks events in Western New York.

July 1

School's out, which means Buffalo will soon begin offering free lunch for students at a number of locations across the city. The full schedule of locations and when lunch is available can be found here

June 25

Walden Galleria kicks off its Tykes Tuesday program on June 25, offering a $10 power card to Dave & Buster’s for the first 50 pre-registered participants. Snacks will also be available during the two-hour program, which runs every Tuesday from June 25 to August 20. More information is available here.

May 29

Crime Stoppers Buffalo is offering a reward of up to $7,500 for information leading to an arrest or indictment in connection to the death of David Lopez, who was killed nearly a year ago on June 9, 2018 at the Bowl-Inn on Bailey Avenue. Anyone with information is asked to call 716-867-6161.

May 6

A full list of this year's Slow Roll Buffalo dates and ride locations can be found here.  Riders will start to assemble at 5:30 p.m.

April 12

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra has released its full summer concert line-up, including performances at Goat Island, Bidwell Park and the Central Terminal. The full schedule is available here

March 26

The lineup for this year's River Fest Park Concert Series has been finalized. The shows take place Wednesday evenings from 6:30 - 10 p.m. starting May 29; any show that gets rained out will be rescheduled for the following evening. All concerts take place at River Fest Park, 249 Ohio Street.