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Egg Art Promotes Ideas Peace and Supports Ukrainian People

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Pysanky, which is the plural form of pysanka, is from the Ukrainian word “pysaty” meaning “to write.” The eggs are often given as gifts. Pysanky eggs are a traditional spring pastime in Ukraine that dates back thousands of years to Ukraine’s pagan roots when the Sun was worshiped.

Local Nursing Home to Serve as Drop-Off Centers for Ukrainian Relief Initiative

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The local AbsolutCare location will serve as drop-off centers for donations of supplies that will be sent directly to the people of Ukraine through the Dnipro Ukrainian Cultural Center in Buffalo. 

EA Alumnus at Ukraine-Poland Border Aiding Refugees

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Charlie Shed, East Aurora class of 1976, may have become the first foreign war correspondent the Advertiser has ever had when he called me from the Poland-Ukraine border last Sunday while helping thousands of refugees for the relief agency World Central Kitchen (WCK).  Back in 2020, I wrote a story about Shed, a career hotelier who left the five-star hotel […]

Editorial: Remembering the “A” Sticker

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Most Americans, if they know about World War II rationing, know about it from a history book or second hand from someone of the Greatest Generation. So as complaints increase about the rising price of gasoline due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, consider the “A” sticker. The “A” sticker entitled the owner of a car to three or four […]

Column: Rod, Gun and Game: Spring Ahead to Outdoor Adventure! 

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Amidst the clamor of change and the excitement of outdoor journeys ahead, we celebrate, with American character, how we will get to our favorite spots to fish, hunt, hike, camp, watch birds and wildlife or canoe. To provide additional support for Ukraine during the current crisis, American ammunition makers, including Remington, CCI/Speer and Federal, will donate one million rounds of total ammo to the Ukraine Armed Forces.