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London, Ontario Preparing to Host the ‘Olympic Games’ of Figure Skating

London, Ontario Preparing to Host the ‘Olympic Games’ of Figure Skating

 

London, Ontario’s Budweiser Gardens will be the center of attention for the world of figure skating next month as the city hosts the 2013 ISU World Figure Skating Championships. It will be the first time the event has been held in Canada since 2006, when Calgary set the stage for the event.

As an annual event that moves around the globe, the ISU World Figure Skating Championships attract more than 150 million TV viewers worldwide and showcase 200 of the best athletes from 50 countries in four disciplines: men’s, ladies, pair and ice dance.

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Gowanda Plow Driver Shot by Pellet Gun

GOWANDA, NY -- A Gowanda man faces a variety of charges after village police say he fired a pellet gun at the operator of a village sidewalk plow while he was clearing snow Wednesday morning.

Police Chief Joe Alessi says Tom Barone of Palmer Street was arrested and charged with second degree assault, reckless endangerment, criminal mischief, and obstruction of governmental administration. Alessi says Barone said he was upset that the sidewalk plow pushed snow in his driveway.

Police say the incident occurred about 6:15 this morning near the intersection of Palmer Street and Broadway.

Car Warranty Wisdom

Car Warranty Wisdom

Greetings all! Tom Torbjornsen from Towne Auto Group here to help you better understand vehicle warranties. You know, oftentimes when in an automotive service department I hear people state when given a repair estimate, “Isn’t it covered under the warranty?” Then the service advisor has to educate them on what’s covered and what’s not and for how long. This info is something you should know before taking a vehicle off a car lot or signing the paperwork to buy an extended warranty.

Expressive Glass Makes Art Easy

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Expressive Glass is an art studio that invites the public to create beautiful jewelry or sculptures with decorative glass.  It's safe, providing of course common sense precautions are used by patrons. You'll be surprised at the beautiful works of art you are capable of making!  Here is the website

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Hamburg Chamber Hosts "Politics Matters and So Do We: How We Can Restore Our Political Prominence"

Hamburg Chamber Hosts "Politics Matters and So Do We: How We Can Restore Our Political Prominence"

HAMBURG, NY – The Hamburg Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a special presentation by Kevin Hardwick, Associate Professor of Political Science at Canisius College and Erie County Legislature. Join the Hamburg Chamber on Thursday, February 28th at J.P. Fitzgerald's, located at 4236 Clark Street in the Village of Hamburg. 

Check-In starts at 3:00 PM with Program to begin at approximately 3:30 PM. Hor d'oeuvres of beef on weck, chicken wings, fresh fruit, cheese, crackers, pepperoni and pop will all be provided. A cash bar will also be available.

St. Joe's 7-St. Francis 3-

LEWISTON, N.Y.-In the Western New York Federation boys hockey semi-finals St. Joe's defeated St. Francis on Tuesday night, 7-3. St. Joe's knew they out played the Red Raiders in the first period, with a shooting advantage of 14-2 over St. Francis, but still trailed 1-0 after the first. St. Joe's finished the game with a whopping 50 shots, while St. Francis wasn't able to generate as many chances, finishing with only 16 shots.

St. Joe's lifted the flood gates, and poured in 5 goals in the second period alone, going on to win 7-3. " I thought we played well enough to win, shots were 50-16, any time you put up 50 shots on a team your working hard. We're looking forward to Monday, Timon is a great team, a couple division champs playing each other" said St. Joe's Head Coach Rich Crozier.

St. Francis 57-Cardinal O'Hara 55

KENMORE, N.Y.- A spot in the Monsignor Martin playoffs  was on the line Tuesday night when Cardinal O'Hara and St. Francis tipped off Tuesday evening at St. Joe's. St. Francis came away with a two point, 57-55 win in a thriller.