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Dispelling Three Myths Can Lead to Better Care for Your Dog

Dispelling Three Myths Can Lead to Better Care for Your Dog

 

(Welcome to our weekly pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

Your furry pal is your best friend in the world and there's nothing you wouldn't do for him or her. In fact, many people go above and beyond for their dogs. A recent Western Financial Group study showed that six in 10 individuals always buy their pet a birthday or Christmas present – and nearly one in three consider their dog to be a family member.

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Erie County Fair....One Month To Go!!!

Erie County Fair....One Month To Go!!!

Well Fair Fans.....here we go!!!  We are now in the final stretch of getting to Fair time!  Yes....just one more month!  Yes, I did say, just one more month until opening day of the 175th Erie County Fair!

Sometimes it seems like I just left the Fairgrounds for the last time when the Fair ended last August, and then sometimes I think that is seems like it has taken forever for the 175th Erie County Fair to get here.  In any event, if you get out your calendars today, you will indeed see that exactly one month from today, August 6th, our summer favorite will be here for all to enjoy!!

London Ready to Rock The Park for a Great Cause

London Ready to Rock The Park for a Great Cause

The popular Rock The Park event in nearby London, Ontario, returns to Harris Park from July 24-26 with headliners that include Weezer, Sammy Hagar & Friends and Burton Cummings! The annual music festival benefits Bethanys Hope Foundation in progressing research for metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD).

Drums Along the Waterfront Tour of Champions Event Announces Venue Change

Drums Along the Waterfront Tour of Champions Event Announces Venue Change

 

A previously unscheduled field construction project at the University of Buffalo football stadium will cause the relocation of the Sunday, Aug. 3, Drums Along the Waterfront Tour of Champions event. 

The competition will be moved to Robert E. Rich, Sr. All-High Stadium, located at 2885 Main St., Buffalo. The event will offer a lineup featuring the top seven of drum corps in the world with 40 DCI world championship titles among them, including the Blue Devils, Cadets, Cavaliers, Carolina Crown, Troopers, Bluecoats and Santa Clara Vanguard.

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Drama Continues at Forcucci Hearing


Hamburg, NY - The heated school board hearing in Hamburg is taking a break until August.

Wednesday night brought another emotional round of testimony in what's become a sad but compelling saga involving Hamburg School Board Member Catherine Schrauth Forcucci. She is facing official misconduct charges and is accused of intimidating and bullying colleagues and administrators.

So far, this hearing has been going on for six days and more than 24 hours, and Wednesday night we heard from three more witnesses.

The first was the personnel clerk who spoke about the time Forcucci allegedly took a picture of an employee's record with her phone and tore up a form she was supposed to sign.

Four car accident in Hamburg


HAMBURG, NY- Rescue crews are on the scene of a four car accident in Hamburg.

The accident happened on Pleasant Avenue around 8am Wednesday.

Four vehicles were involved. One vehicle rolled over, trapping a victim. Firefighters were able to free the victim. In all, four people were taken to local hospitals to be checked out.

No word yet on what caused the accident.

What the World Cup is Teaching Us About Citizenship

What the World Cup is Teaching Us About Citizenship

 

Soccer is the sport played most consistently around the world. It's not sectioned off or dominated by one particular country. According to FIFA's most recent survey, there are 265 million players actively involved in soccer around the world, or roughly 4 percent of the world's population.