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TeamSave Arrives in WNY With Web Discounts for Consumers

A new collective buying website that allows consumers to receive substantial discounts on goods, services and events from hundreds of Buffalo-area businesses has entered the Western New York marketplace.

Toronto-based TeamSave began offering daily discounts of at least 50 percent to Western New York consumers on August 26. Individuals can access these offers by registering on TeamSave.com. Registration is free and the only requirement to register is an e-mail address. The company also promotes its daily discounts on its TeamSave Buffalo Facebook page.

Nationwide Prescription Medication Drop-off Day

BUFFALO, NY-- The Drug Enforcement Administration Buffalo Office is holding a government-sponsored prescription drop-off day on September 25th from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

It's easy-- simply drive up, and drop off your old or unused medications. No questions asked, and it's free to the public.

Participating in a pharmaceutical disposal is the only safe way to destroy or dispose of unwanted medications without polluting the environment.

WNY locations include:

The Chapel at Crosspoint Welcomes Jim & Jill Kelly at Sunday's Service

GETZVILLE, NY-- The Chapel at CrossPoint is hosting Hall of Fame quarterback, Jim Kelly and his wife, Jill, to share their story to finding hope when youngest son, Hunter, is diagnosed with Krabbe Disease on Sunday, September 19.

Jim and Jill Kelly will be speaking at both the 9 and 11AM services and will also introduce their newly released book, "Without a Word". The Chapel will be selling copies of their book followed by a book signing at the conclusion of both services.

As The Kelly's battled alongside Hunter for eight years, they faced devastation, frustration and fear. In their experience, Jim and Jill Kelly looked to God as their source of strength and hope. They will be sharing with the congregation their story of how their hope for Hunter's health and for the future of their family was renewed through God.

Services are held at 9 AM and 11 AM at the CrossPoint campus.

Sudan Lost Boys Aid Africa

BUFFALO - Helping children half a world away is the focus of an organization that is celebrating the generosity of Western New Yorkers.

A group called "Aid and Care for Africa" was founded by Dominic Diing, one of the so-called "Lost Boys of Sudan"-children who ran from their villages in Southern Sudan to escape military jihadists who were kidnapping young boys and training them for military duty.

Diing emigrated to the United States in 2001 and graduated from Niagara University.

For the past four years, he has raised money to build a school for orphans in his war-torn Sudanese village.

Pizza Shop Break-In Captured on Video

AMHERST, NY-- Picasso's Pizza on the border of Cheektowaga and Amherst was burglarized Monday night, and Amherst police say the perpetrator was caught on surveillance video.

Employees from a nearby business called police to 6812 Transit Road after seeing a person suspiciously loiter near the restaurant around midnight.

Amherst Police responded to the call three minutes later, finding a window on the side of the building had been broken.

Surveillance video from inside the pizzeria shows a person entering the building, then immediately leaving through a rear door. At this time, nothing has been reported stolen.

Channel 2 News is working to obtain a copy of the video. The case is still under investigation.

Chambers' of Commerce Announce Joint Networking Event

AMHERST, NY- The Amherst, Grand Island, Ken-Ton and Tonawanda Chambers' of Commerce are pleased to announce a joint networking event for their members.  Emedia Studios will sponsor a "Northtowns Networking Night" at their video production facility at 233 Fillmore Ave., Suite 8 in Tonawanda, NY 14150 on Tuesday, September 21, 2010 from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm.  This event is free to members of the Amherst, Grand Island, Ken-Ton and Tonawanda Chambers' of Commerce.

Amherst Resident Holds Book Signing

WHEN: 9-25-10

TIME: 11 a.m. - Noon

WHERE: B is for Books, 6562 E. Quaker St., Orchard Park, NY 14127

WHAT: Foote, a resident of Amherst, NY, will be available to sign copies of her Children's book, Puddinhead & the Chalkboard.