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Providence Farm Collective and Land Conservancy to Host Free Virtual Event

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Providence Farm Collective will hold a free/virtual event on March 31 to help the community understand the role it plays in upgrading our local food chain, caring for prime agricultural land and providing opportunities for farmers.

East Aurora Resident Appointed as Red Cross Executive

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Nick Bond of East Aurora is the new Regional Director for the WNY Chapter, which encompasses 27 counties, extending north to Orleans County and southwards to the Pennsylvania border, including the cities of Binghamton, Buffalo, Corning/Elmira and Rochester.

Art Show by EA Native Brings Focus Back Home

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A show of work by East Aurora native Matthew J. Bach, running until the end of December, brings together Bach’s love of Buffalo and East Aurora’s industrial architecture as well as intriguing commentary on the worker and industry.

Column: Book Department: The Dance Called Life

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The book’s finale is predictable, but I didn’t care; it worked, and it opened into a realization that we can all wish we understood at an earlier age: there is no “the end” at the end. The journey is the destination.

Erie County Bicentennial Celebrations Continue at Roycroft

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The Roycroft Campus Corporation (RCC) hosted the third in its series of public celebrations commemorating Erie County’s bicentennial, the Michigan Street African American Corridor event, with a concert by the George Scott Big Band last Wednesday with speakers including Dr. George Scott, chairman of the Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor and former president of the Colored Musicians’ Club of Buffalo.

Erie County Bicentennial Celebration Continues at the Roycroft Campus

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The third event in the EC200 Heritage Commemoration Series will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 25 at the Roycroft Campus on South Grove, with an evening celebrating African American Heritage in WNY. This free event features a musical performance by the George Scott Big Band along with speakers discussing African-American heritage in WNY, with a focus on the Michigan Street Corridor. 

Group to Honor Trailblazing Women Throughout County

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Trailblazing Women of WNY have enough money secured to embark on its first project: creating and installing three sculptures of women who have had influence in the surrounding area and beyond. The first three monuments will be installed in front of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, located at 1 Lafayette Square in Buffalo, and will highlight three local women of historical note.

Column: Layering with Fabric

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Anne Marie Biron of Four Honeybees Cottage on Main Street will one of the designers working on the Junior League of Buffalo’s Decorator’s Showhouse design project at the Grace Millard Knox, located at 800 Delaware Avenue. The century-old, 48,000 square foot house, which took three years to build, was intended to be the main residence for Seymour and Grace Knox.