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Legislator Timothy J. Whalen to Hold Great American Clean Up Event

  

Legislator Timothy J. Whalen to Hold Great American Clean Up Event

 

Buffalo, NY –  Erie County Legislator Timothy J.

Trek Tifft Sunday at the Tifft Nature Preserve

Trek Tifft Sunday at the Tifft Nature Preserve

Join Friends of Tifft for a guided tour of the preserve. This drop-in program runs all year every 1st, 2nd, and 4th Sunday of the month.

 

Place: Tifft Nature Preserve Date/Time: 1st, 2nd, and 4th Sunday of the month beginning in March 2011
2-3:30pm Price:

FREE.  Suggested Donation: $2

Age: All Ages More Info: Call 825-6397 for more information.

Ben Gardane Ras El Jedire: Libya Needs Our Help

Ben Gardane Ras El Jedire: Libya Needs Our Help

 

by Susan Marie and Hind Houas

 

Ben Gardane is a town in southeast Tunisia, close to the Libyan border, Ras El Jedire.  In 2011, during The Libyan Uprising, two entities became government of Libya. Muammar Gaddafi controlling Tripoli and Western Libya and Mustafa Abdul Jalail in Benghazi, controlling Eastern Libya.  Libya is the fourth largest country in Africa and 17th largest in the world.  Libya is one of the world's 10 richest oil-producing countries.

Marching Into Spring at the Tifft Nature Preserve

Marching Into Spring at the Tifft Nature Preserve
Nature’s Circle

Read a story and have some fun during an outdoor circle time at Tifft. Silly songs, games and lots of fun help little ones comfortably engage in a natural setting. Let’s learn to enjoy nature together!

Date/Time:

10:30-11:15 AM
Monday, March 14: Marching Into Spring

Ages: Ages 2-3 Fees: Non-Members: $4 per child and adult
$2 additional children with same adult
Museum Members save 10%! Registration: Pre-registration required. Register online or call 896-5200, ext. 338

Caz Creek Level Down

Caz Creek Level Down

UPDATE

SOUTH BUFFALO, N.Y., March 4 - 2 On Your Side's Norm Fisher caught this shot of the water level in Cazenovia Creek at the Steven Street bridge, which has gone down considerably since just yesterday. Kind of a mess, though!

 

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A Crack in Caz Creek

SOUTH BUFFALO, N.Y., March 3 - A shutterbug sent this striking photo of a rift in the ice that is grinding its way through Cazenovia Creek. Thanks to John Misiak for posting it to the WGRZ website.

If you would like to be able to post interesting photos, blog entries, neighborhood news or community announcements to the WGRZ 2 Your Town websites send us an email.

John Misiak

City Hosting Green Code Workshops

City Hosting Green Code Workshops

The City of Buffalo is hosting free community workshops surrounding its proposal to create a Green Code for the city.  The code represents a new zoning ordinance for the city bringing it into the 21st century.

The plan calls for developing common themes for neighborhoods and regulating what land owners can and cannot do with their property. New rules are being called for as well to reduce energy use and improve neighborhoods for the future.

Workshops will be held in all major neighborhoods in the city at the times and locations below:

February 28, 6:30-9:00PM- Hutch Tech High School, 230 S.

As Winter Storm Season Approaches, Be Ready for Emergency Situations

As Winter Storm Season Approaches, Be Ready for  Emergency Situations


Safety is Top Priority in All Emergencies; National Grid Follows Well-Tested Plans for Restoration

  

National Grid crews prepare for winter storms all year round by taking part in drills and familiarizing themselves with time-tested emergency restoration plans. As the season approaches, the company urges its customers to also prepare for possible storms and power outages,  as well as learning important safety tips in case of an unexpected event.