Category Archives: Beyond

Still Room on the Bus – PUSH Buffalo to Head to DC for NPA Conference

By Lonnie Barlow, Organizer, PUSH Buffalo And so it begins, again. I’m feeling real good right about now. I’m pumped up, hyped up, charged up, and fired up. Why? Because I’m leaving for Washington D.C. at the end of the week.

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Sunday Sermon – God’s Work and Our Own

Although The Good Neighborhood does not endorse any single religion, we appreciate any message dedicated to the greater good as well as the lifetime of contributions to community and writing of Monsignor David M. Gallivan, Pastor of Holy Cross Church … Continue reading

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All Hands Volunteers Announces "Project Leyte" – Philippines Typhoon Relief [VIDEO]

Note: There is a Buffalo benefit for this cause in the works for mid-December – stay tuned here for more details to come. From All Hands Volunteers (AHV)/photos from AHV on Flickr On Friday, November 8, 2013, one of the … Continue reading

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Refugee Journeys – “Buffalo Through Their Eyes” Returns at CEPA Gallery

By Bryana DiFonzo, Volunteer Manager, Journey’s End Refugee Services Volunteering can look different than you expect: how about driving people to see Niagara Falls for the first time; carving turkeys for someone’s first Thanksgiving meal; driving around dropping off toys for … Continue reading

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Buffalo's Own GI's of Comedy to Film Special at Buff State Tonight

By Seamus Gallivan Tonight in Rockwell Hall on the campus of Buffalo State College (1300 Elmwood Ave, 7pm, ), alumnus and decorated Army war veteran Thom Tran comes home with a couple comrades in comedy – one a fellow Buffalo … Continue reading

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Make Downtown Buffalo More Dog-Friendly – Two Examples from NYC

By Amy Koch/photos after first by author As a dog lover, when apartment or house hunting my first questions are in search of the closest open green space and whether or not there’s dog run nearby or within walking distance. … Continue reading

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50th Anniversary of the March on Washington – John Lewis Speaks, Then and Now [VIDEO]

By Seamus Gallivan Today marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, the monumental non-violent protest rally for civil and economic rights that drew an estimated crowd of between 200,000 to 300,000 people from across … Continue reading

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6-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Chloe Grants Joyful Interview About Make-A-Wish

By Kate McGowan, Media Relations Manager, Make-A-Wish Metro New York and Western New York (Western NY Region) Mission Statement: We grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy! Going off … Continue reading

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