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Youth Symphony Advanced String Players Beginning Rehearsals

Youth Symphony Advanced String Players Beginning Rehearsals

Jamestown, NY – The Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony (CRYS) is beginning its 28th season of offering young musicians in the southwestern New York/northwestern Pennsylvania region the rare opportunity to perform classical music in an orchestra with a renowned professional conductor.

Rehearsals for the Chamber Orchestra, the string players of CRYS’s most advanced orchestra, the Youth Symphony, begin on Saturday, September 20. Rehearsals are on the stage of Jamestown’s Reg Lenna Center for the Arts from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Under the direction of Maestro Bryan Eckenrode, the Youth Symphony is composed of highly talented and motivated musicians ages 13 through college. The advanced string players will perform a Chamber Concert on Sunday, November 23, at 7 p.m.

Rehearsals for the full Youth Symphony, including wind, brass and percussion players, begin Saturday, January 10, 2015, in the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts.

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West Seneca’s Outdoor Marketplace to Conclude with Customer Appreciation Day

West Seneca’s Outdoor Marketplace to Conclude with Customer Appreciation Day

 

West Seneca’s Main Street Marketplace, sponsored by the Western New York Federal Credit Union, will conclude its first season from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, with a special Customer Appreciation Day! 

Several vendors at the market will offer special discounts on Sept. 4, the final day of the 16-week outdoor market. Customer Appreciation Day will also feature two musical groups, including the Slide Tribe from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and P.J. King from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The Reserve Hose Ladies Auxiliary is the featured community group, and Pet Connection Programs Inc. will return with their popular pet totes and puppies!

No Frills Buffalo Publishes Books on Lackawanna, Poetry

No Frills Buffalo Publishes Books on Lackawanna, Poetry

 

No Frill Buffalo publishing company announces the release of two new book, “City of Steel ... Hearts of Gold: My Lackawanna” by Ralph J. Galanti Jr. and Joanna B. Nervo, and “Malcontent: A Collection of Poems” by Jeffrey Charles Naish.

“City of Steel ... Hearts of Gold” takes place in the City of Lackawanna during the 1930s. It is a story dedicated to the men and women of Lackawanna and is loosely centered around the life and times of one of its prominent citizens, Ralph J. Galanti Sr.

Taste of East Aurora Culinary Event to Take Place on Sept. 13

Taste of East Aurora Culinary Event to Take Place on Sept. 13

 

The third annual Taste of East Aurora, featuring numerous restaurants with ties to the Greater East Aurora community, returns from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, on Main Street, from Olean Road to Riley Street.

“Last year’s event attracted approximately 10,000 visitors, and we expect a large crowd again this year,” said Gary Grote, executive director of the Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce. “Our goal is to focus on the food and restaurants that help make East Aurora a popular destination.”

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Athletes, Actors to Take Part in WNY Sports Card Expo

Athletes, Actors to Take Part in WNY Sports Card Expo

 

Twenty sports legends and actors — including several Hall of Fame members and four members of the HBO hit series “The Sopranos” — will take part in the Western New York Sports Card Expo Sept. 20-21 at Batavia Downs Gaming, 8315 Park Road, Batavia. Also taking part in this unique event, presented by The Sports Corner, will be professional wrestling great Ric Flair! 

Kicking off the autograph lineup from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, will be NBA Hall of Famer and former Syracuse University star Dave Bing, along with former Syracuse standouts John Wallace, Roosevelt Bouie, Lawrence Moten and Pearl Washington. 

Fetus found along Lake Erie beach shoreline


DUNKIRK, NY-- New York State Police are investigating human remains found along the shoreline of Lake Erie.

Investigators say they were notified Thursday afternoon of remains discovered along the shore at Lake Erie State Park in the Town of Portland. Portland is just south of Dunkirk in Chautauqua County.

An autopsy confirmed the remains are that of an 18-20 week old fetus. Officials believe the fetus may have separated from its mother about two or three weeks ago.

Authorities haven't determined if the fetus washed up on shore or was placed there. Officials are working to determined how long the fetus was in the water.

They would like to find the mother and learn more about her circumstances. Investigators say they have little information and are turning to the public for help. If you have any information, you're asked to call New York State Police at (716) 665-3114.


Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino Hosts Eight-Week 'Comedy Series in the Bear’s Den' This Fall

Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino Hosts Eight-Week 'Comedy Series in the Bear’s Den' This Fall

Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino is excited to announce it will feature some of the best names in comedy for eight straight weeks this fall in the Bear’s Den Showroom. Every Thursday night at 8 p.m., beginning October 2, the “Comedy Series in the Bear’s Den,” sponsored by 97 Rock, will give comedy-lovers the opportunity to see their favorite stand-up comedians up close and personal in a 440-seat, theater-style venue. 97 Rock talk show host Rob Lederman, part of the long-running “Norton in the Morning” show, will host the comedy series.

Comics who have appeared on “The Daily Show,” “Saturday Night Live” and in major comedy clubs across the country will perform every Thursday between October 2 and November 20. Ralphie May, best known from Comedy Central’s “The Burn with Jeff Ross” and ”Comedy Underground with Dave Attell,” will kick off the series.