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Earl Nichols Recreation Centre Appeals to Skaters of All Skill Levels

Earl Nichols Recreation Centre Appeals to Skaters of All Skill Levels

Founded in 1984, the Earl Nichols Recreation Centre Ice Skating Rink in nearby London, Ontario, is open year-round and features three ice surfaces for skating enthusiasts. Ice skating sessions for the public are one of the main attractions at the Centre, so lace ’em up and come join the others for a fun activity while visiting across the border! 

Are you an adult looking to learn to skate? Do you have children yearning to skate like the pros? If so, the Earl Nichols Recreation Centre offers figure skating and ice skating lessons courtesy of top-notch instructors. The facility also plays host to numerous hockey and figure skating tournaments. There’s even a banquet hall and meeting room for special events.

50 States. 50 Weeks. 50 Years Old: Western New York Native Takes on Ultimate Marathon

50 States. 50 Weeks. 50 Years Old: Western New York Native Takes on Ultimate Marathon

When people turn 50, they usually throw a huge party, or treat themselves to a vacation getaway or new car. But David Miller, 49, has much bigger plans: a trip to each of the 50 states -- on bike.

His expedition, titled "Bike 50 at 50," consists of him taking a year-long (50-week) bike ride through each of the 48 contingent states, as well as Hawaii and Alaska the day after his 50th birthday, to help raise money for four different charities. He will travel for six days a week, biking about 70 to 80 miles a day.

Meet Mark Kelso this Saturday at Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles

Meet Mark Kelso this Saturday at Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles

You can meet a member of Buffalo's four Super Bowl teams this Saturday, Aug. 27, when Mark Kelso visits Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles from 10 a.m. to noon. Bases Loaded is located at 794 French Road in Cheektowaga. Kelso will be signing autographs, so bring your sports memorabilia or just pick something up at Bases Loaded!

Kelso will be joined by Joe Kirchmyer, author of “Diamonds in the Rough.” Kelso wrote the foreword for the book, a collection of sports stories covering a variety of topics, from local sports leagues to cases of pure human survival. 

Proceeds from the event will benefit the tuition assistance program at St. Mary's High School in Lancaster. For more information, call Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles at 656-0066.

Amherst Native Makes Canisius Hockey Squad

Amherst Native Makes Canisius Hockey Squad

AMHERST, NY – The Canisius College hockey team has announced the addition of 12 players to the Golden Griffin program for the 2011-12 season with one local player making the roster.

Forward Matthew Grazen of Amherst, NY was named to the team Tuesday as part of the Class of 2015.  At 6’ tall and 190 lbs. Grazen brings some much added size to up front.

A member of the Buffalo Jr. Sabres of the OJHL during the last two seasons, Grazen totaled 77 points during his tenure.

Athlete, Author to Hold Book Signing at Bases Loaded

Athlete, Author to Hold Book Signing at Bases Loaded

Meet Mark Kelso, a member of Buffalo’s four Super Bowl teams, and Joe Kirchmyer, author of “Diamonds in the Rough,” from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, August 27, at Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles, 794 French Road, Cheektowaga. Active in youth sports himself, Kelso wrote the foreword for Diamonds in the Rough, a collection of sports stories covering a variety of topics, from local sports leagues to cases of pure human survival. 

Both Kelso and the local author will be on hand to sign copies of this highly entertaining book. Kelso will also be signing football memorabilia, and Bases Loaded will have plenty of items available for purchase during the event. 

Date Night in Buffalo

Date Night in Buffalo

The weekend has arrived, it's Friday night in Buffalo. The weekend means there should be a date night on the horizon, but what to do if the money isn't there to go out on a date? Being the mother of two guys, ages 18 and 21, and finding that they are not dating because of finances, it has become my mission to find ways to date that are romantic, inexpensive, but don't make you come off as cheap.

These ideas may not work perfectly for the 18 to 25 age group, but married couples take note, you can keep it fresh and romantic by finding time to "date" once a week. Money tighter than ever? Make a "date night" once a month.

 

Click the link for some Buffalo Date Night ideas.

Do you have more ideas on how to keep date night inexpensive, yet still romantic? I'd love to hear them!