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Jr. Sabres to Play at FNC Wednesday; Can Clinch Division With Win

Jr. Sabres to Play at FNC Wednesday; Can Clinch Division With Win

(Amherst, NY) - The Buffalo Junior Sabres will host the Oakville Blades at the First Niagara Center on Wednesday, February 20 at 7:00pm.  As of now, a win by the Junior Sabres will clinch for them a first place finish in the Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division and the top seed in the OJHL's South-West Conference during the playoffs, which begin next week.

Admission to the game Wednesday is just $7.00 for adults and $3.00 for youth and seniors.  Free parking is available in the ramp adjacent to the arena.  There will be a concession stand open.

Erie County Clerk to Make ‘Opt-Out’ Form Available for Pick-Up

Northtown Auto Bureau will be open Saturday 9am-12pm

Erie County, NY – In an effort to quickly distribute the newly released “Opt-Out” form, which enables individual pistol permit holders to protect their information from ever being made public, Erie County Clerk Jacobs will make the form available on Saturday, February 16th from 9:00 am-12:00 pm at the Northtown Auto Bureau, located in the Northtown Plaza at 3095 Sheridan Drive, Amherst, NY.

“I want to ensure that all pistol permit holders have several options in which to obtain this form and as quickly as possible, said Clerk Jacobs. “The law provides 60-days for permit holders to exercise this “opt-out” provision before someone can make a request for pistol records. So we are encouraging pistol permit holders who want assurance that their records will be kept private to obtain and complete the form immediately.”

Jacobs Announces Pistol Permit Privacy Forms Now Available

FORMS AVAILABLE ON-LINE AND AT LOCAL AUTO BUREAUS

Erie County, NY – Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs announced today that he finally has received from New York State Police the much anticipated “opt-out” form which enable individual pistol permit holders to protect their information from ever being made public.

Permit holders can go to www.erie.gov/optout to print out a copy of the form, fill-it out and mail it or fax it in to the Erie County Clerk.  Alternatively all County Auto Bureaus will have copies of the forms available as of Tuesday, February 19th, as well as the Pistol Permit Office located at 92 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY 14202.

“The ‘opt-out’ is a simple one page form that allows you to choose one of four reasons you desire to keep your information private. Once the permit holder completes the form simply mail it or fax it into our office,” said Jacobs.

Buffalo Warriors Owner Determined to Bring NBA D-League Team to Buffalo

Buffalo Warriors Owner Determined to Bring NBA D-League Team to Buffalo

The Buffalo Warriors professional basketball team made several announcements in the past week, including news about the 2013 season and plans to bring an NBA Development League team to Western New York.

The Warrior were set to begin play in the newly formed IBA-PBL basketball league this season, but scheduling delays caused the team to change focus and create a schedule consisting of international opponents beginning with the home opener on March 27 at the Event Center at the Hamburg Fairgrounds. Warriors players and management agreed that the international concept would provide the players with more opportunities to continue their careers with professional teams overseas.

Caleb Campbell: Stepping Out of the Limelight and Into a Life of Service

Caleb Campbell: Stepping Out of the Limelight and Into a Life of Service

The name Caleb Campbell may ring a bell. Just a few short years ago, he was at the center of a national news story — a talented college football player at West Point whose dream of playing in the NFL was delayed due to his military commitment. 

The story goes like this: Shortly after being drafted by the Detroit Lions in 2008, the talented linebacker headed to the Lions training camp to pursue his dream. Shortly after reporting to camp, he was informed that the Army had suspended the Alternative Service Option rule that would have allowed him to join the NFL while still technically a soldier. Consequently, he would have to leave the NFL to serve two years of active duty before petitioning the Army for early release.  

County Clerk Creates Web-Link for New Gun Law Privacy Provision

County Clerk Creates Web-Link for New Gun Law Privacy Provision

                                            Designed to distribute “Opt-Out” form directly to permit holders

Erie County, NY –New York State’s recently passed gun law “NY SAFE ACT” allows pistol permit holders to request that their information be kept private and confidential.  The law directs the New York State Police to create an application to allow permit holders to be exempt or “opt-out” from public disclosure. 

Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles to Host Card Grading Event

Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles to Host Card Grading Event

Ever wonder what that special sports card you’ve been holding onto since your childhood is really worth? Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles, located at 794 French Road, Cheektowaga, will host a representative from Beckett Grading Services from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23.

Beckett Grading Services uses an easy-to-understand 1 to 10 point grading scale to rate sports cards. Cards will be graded on four key categories: Centering, corners, edges and surface. Grades from each of these key categories will be considered in determining your card's final overall grade. Beckett also grades non-sports cards, photos, magazines, pocket schedules, gaming cards and tickets.