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Want to Start a Business? This Program can Help!


If you are interested in starting your own business, come to this FREE program that will help you get started.

Program begins September 17, 2014 | 6:00-8:00pm at CAO – 1423 Fillmore Ave., Buffalo, NY 14211

For more information, contact: or (716)839-8524

Sponsored by Daemen College Center for Sustainable Communities, Daemen College Accounting Department, Fillmore Corridor Neighborhood Coalition (FCNC), Small Business Development Center at Buffalo State, MLK Business
District Association, Broadway Area Business Association, Buffalo First and MLKJr. Community Development Corp.

Honoring Legacy of Felician Sisters at Saint Stan’s this Saturday

1-Fullscreen-capture-8122014-90907-AMCome join Saint Stan’s on Saturday, September 13, 2014 to honor the legacy of the Felician Sisters at the church. Since the arrival of three sisters on December 27, 1881, the Felicians have been a major part of the development of our Parish.

A special Mass will be celebrated Saturday, September 13th at 4:00 pm by Bishop Edward Grosz, Auxiliary Bishop, Diocese of Buffalo, followed by a delicious family-style dinner (Marilyn’s Catering) in the the church’s Marian Hall at 5:30 pm.

Tickets are available before/after each weekend Mass in August, at the Rectory office, or by calling Mary Janczak at 675-5012. Ticket donation $25.00 per person. Checks are payable to St. Stanislaus Church and the last day to purchase tickets will be August 31, 2014. No ticket sales at the door.

Lulu at Torn Space Theater Opens on 09/18


Lulu – Adapted from “The First Lulu” by Frank Wedekind – Directed by Meg Callahan

Young, enigmatic Lulu is a blank canvas for men’s fantasies. Her rise and fall in the circus of a greedy society illuminates the danger of desire and wishfulfillment.

 Admission $25 ($22 for Seniors; $15 for Students)

Torn Space Theater – 612 Fillmore Ave. – Buffalo, NY 

Fillmore District Green Code Meeting

Fillmore District Green Code Meeting
Thurs., Sept. 18, 6:00 pm
Matt Urban Center, 1081 Broadway – Google Map Directions

From Matt Urban Center’s Facebook page:

Since Mayor Brown released the public review draft of the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) in May, the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Planning has been hard at work holding dozens of meetings and evaluating the substantial input it has received from citizens across Buffalo. Now, staff are hard at work making revisions to the draft ordinance in preparation for submitting the document to the Common Council later this autumn, which will start the adoption process.

To help bring more information to the public and gather further input in specific neighborhoods, members of the Common Council have coordinated with OSP to arrange a series of community conversations about the UDO.

For more information about Buffalo Green Code visit:

Buffalo News: The story of St. Ann’s Church is the story of Buffalo

Buffalo News

(By Joan Wickett) She stands almost in defiance, her shell showing the signs of battle against weather, age and neglect. A victor over attempts of vandals and hierarchy alike to tear her down, St. Ann’s Church at Emslie Street and Broadway remains after a century and a quarter as a monument to the dedicated immigrants who built her.

Many, like me, have personal attachments to her. My grandfather was one of the German carpenters who volunteered to work on her. It was at a social event at St. Ann’s that he met my Polish grandmother and wooed her. They wed in the newly completed church. Their children, and their children after them, were baptized under her dome. My mother and her siblings were taught in her school – in German at first and then English as World War I left its anti-German impact. My sisters and I all graduated from her halls. Her business school was the preparation forum for many of the city’s secretarial pool. My grandparents and parents were buried from her.

Read full story on Buffalo News—>