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WBFO: Comforting new pillows for those in need at Response to Love Center


“It is something we never think of because we take it for granted,” described Sister Mary Johnice, a Felician Franciscan nun who leads the Response to Love Center on Kosciuszko Street off Broadway on the city’s East Side. “It is…
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Broadway Market Ugly Holiday Sweater Contest on December 10th


Wear your Ugly Holiday Sweater to the Broadway Market on Saturday, December 10 and take your picture with Santa for free. To enter the contest, send your picture to by Monday, December 12. Your picture will then be posted…
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The Buffalo Mass Mob hits Saint Stan’s on Sunday


The next Buffalo Mass Mob will take place on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at historic Saint Stanilaus Church in East Buffalo’s Polonia neighborhood. Buffalo Mass Mob started in 2013 as way to draw attention to struggling Buffalo inner city churches….
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Ludowa Nuta, Polish Canadian Folk Choir at Saint John Kanty Sunday


From Saint John Kanty’s Facebook event page: At this Mass and as part of Saint Jo 125th Anniversary celebration we are pleased to have the well known Polish Canadian Folk Choir of Hamilton, Ludowa Nuta, provide music. The goal of Ludowa Nuta,…
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Holiday Cookie Contest December 10th at the Broadway Market


Three categories: Adult (over 21) Young Adult (13 to 20) Child (12 and under) Deliver at least ONE dozen cookies to Market Office on Friday or Saturday, December 9- 10, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Cookies should be delivered on…
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The ‘Holidays in the Market’ starts Saturday at the Broadway Market


The ‘Holidays in the Market’ kicks off on Saturday, November 26, 2016 with the arrival of Santa Claus at 11:00 am in front of the Broadway Market. This is an excellent time of the year to show the Broadway Market some…
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Congressman Brian Higgins Makes the Case for the Buffalo Central Terminal


Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) issued a letter to the Lead Facilitator and fellow members of the ad-hoc committee on the location of Buffalo’s new intercity passenger rail station laying out the argument for Western New York’s new Amtrak station to…
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Thanksgiving Day Masses in East Buffalo’s Historic Polonia


Give thanks at one of the neighborhood’s beautiful churches on Thanksgiving Day. Here are the Mass times: Corpus Christi Church – 10:00am Saint John Kanty – 10:00am Saint Stan’s – 9:00am

Photos: St. John Kanty’s 125th Anniversary Opening Mass

SJK 125th

I don’t have a lot of time to write or post today. What I am going to to do is include what I wrote on Facebook yesterday coupled with what St. John Kanty posted on there website. What I wrote on…
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Part II: What Lies Beneath 897 Broadway


If you have been following BFA long enough, you probably remember a post on 897 Broadway from 2012. Here it is. What Lies Beneath 897 Broadway Author: Christopher Byrd 20 February, 2012 3 Comments (click on images for full view)…
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Video: Response to Love Center at Thanksgiving


The Response to Love Center will once again serve a Thanksgiving meal to those in need. Starting at 10:00am to 1:00pm on Thanksgiving, the Response to Love Center will be serving dinner to anyone who wants to stop by. As…
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Great News, 1021 Broadway Gets a Boost With Jericho Road


This is really great news for the Broadway-Fillmore business district and the neighborhood. On Friday, October 21, 2016, a long-time supporter, acting on behalf of Jericho Road Community Health Center, acquired a 110,618-square-foot, four-story building at 1021 Broadway, the former…
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