Khalid Terrell

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Let the skating begin at Canalside

Nov 24, 2017
Khalid Terrell

As people skated, rode ice bikes and engaged in spirited games of curling, the scene had to put smiles on faces of regional marketers who have been working to make Canalside a year-round destination.

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This year’s Thanksgiving meal will cost a little less, according to a new report. A survey released by the New York Farm Bureau shows the average holiday dinner will cost $44.74, which is $1.89 less than last year.

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Many smokers are  being put to the test today as the Great American Smokeout is staged throughout the country. The event challenges smokers to take an early step in kicking the habit.

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A unique educational campaign has been launched that blends science and creativity to red-flag the dangers of plastic pollution.

Many blue-collar jobs are morphing into “new-collar” opportunities that are technology-based, according to some workforce development experts.

Efforts to combat systemic injustice will take center stage tonight as people gather in the auditorium of a Buffalo high school to hear from a national scholar.

Homeless agencies and service providers in Western New York are gathering Monday to launch a survey to gather statistics on homeless youth.

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When it comes to identity theft and fraud, New York has the dubious distinction of ranking as the ninth most vulnerable state in the nation.

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Superheroes and villains alike are springing to life in downtown Buffalo. The region’s largest comic book convention is setting up shop  this weekend for the third consecutive year at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.

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Following the lead of many other schools across the country, the Williamsville School District has decided to end class rankings in all three high schools. Beginning with this year’s freshmen class, the district will not rank students based on their academic performance.

Buffalo residents enjoy many things, but hitting the gym isn’t necessarily one of them.

The Buffalo region has made it on the top 10 list of most recovered housing markets in the nation.

University at Buffalo

Nearly 400 eager minds came out for the first annual Entrepreneurs Festival hosted at University at Buffalo’s North Campus Thursday. The summit, sponsored by Blackstone LaunchPad at UB, was an opportunity for students and community members to gain more information on entrepreneurship.

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The Buffalo Central Terminal witnessed the return of trains this weekend, but not the ones that carry passengers. The Central Terminal Restoration Corporation is hosting its 11th annual Train Show.