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Private Knives Catering Offers Creative Culinary Solutions for All Occasions

Private Knives Catering Offers Creative Culinary Solutions for All Occasions

 

Celebrating a memorable occasion such as a wedding, bridal or baby show, graduation, anniversary or birthday? Or, perhaps you’re a business owner or account executive looking to “spice up” your sales efforts, build relationships or boost employee morale? If so, Private Knives Catering should be your next call.

Private Knives owner and chef Amy Phillips is a master at creating culinary solutions for gatherings of any size. Whether it’s full-service catering for an intimate outdoor wedding reception, drop-off gourmet boxed lunches for an important business meeting, or an elegant dinner party for a small gathering of friends in your own home, Private Knives Catering is at your service!

Christ the King Seminary Mass, reception, honor Father Drilling

Christ the King Seminary Mass, reception, honor Father Drilling

Friends, brother priests and colleagues of Father Peter Drilling joined him in St. John Vianney Chapel on the campus of Christ the King Seminary in East Aurora on Sunday, Apr. 6, to celebrate Mass for the Fifth Sunday of Lent and to honor Father Drilling's service to the seminary.

Father Drilling's tenure as seminary president/rector will come to an end on May 31, 2014.  Bishop Richard J. Malone has named Father Joseph Gatto as Father Drilling's successor, effective June 1.

How to Remedy Pet Food Intolerances

How to Remedy Pet Food Intolerances

 

(Welcome to our weekly pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

Selecting the appropriate food for your pet can be an overwhelming process. You can, however, make the shopping experience much smoother with these top tips from Michele Dixon, a specialist in pet health and nutrition at pet food company Petcurean:

• Pets have different food preferences, Dixon begins. If your cat or dog isn't finishing their meal, try a different recipe and see how they react.

Explore London’s Public Parks and Gardens Year-round

Explore London’s Public Parks and Gardens Year-round

The calendar says that winter has come and gone, and thoughts are quickly turning to outdoor activities. Nearby London, Ontario, boasts many natural areas throughout the city that are open year-round, including popular destinations such as Kilally Meadows, Meadowlily Woods, Medway Valley Heritage Forest, Sifton Bog, Warbler Woods and Westminster Ponds ... all awaiting your visit!

Natural areas include wetlands, meadows, forests, valley lands and other relatively undisturbed lands that are home to many different plants and wildlife. Some locations even contain rare plants, wildlife or landforms. In fact, many of these natural areas are considered environmentally significant on a local, regional, provincial or even national scale! 

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No Frills Buffalo Publishes New Novel, Book of Poetry

No Frills Buffalo Publishes New Novel, Book of Poetry

Buffalo-based publishing company No Frills Buffalo recently released two new books, “In Accord” by Kristen Chambers and “My Hyacinth Mountain” by Antonino Monti.

Chambers, a former professor of social work, worked for many years as a youth and family counselor in Buffalo. Before that, she worked as a counselor and advocate with at-risk youth and families in rural school districts in northern New York. Presently, she designs curriculum at the Center for Development of Human Services at Buffalo State College. In addition, she is the author of two plays, “Tuesday’s Child” and “North to Freedom.” 

The Resource Training Center and S.E.R.V. Niagara Plan Scholarship Program for Veterans

The Resource Training Center of Amherst and S.E.R.V. Niagara are teaming up to offer a unique scholarship for veterans of the United States armed forces. Through the Gary L. Valeri Scholarship Program, veterans will be trained to work as Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselors (CASAC). The scholarship is named after the former husband of S.E.R.V. Niagara’s Founder, who lost his long battle with addiction.

The training program, offered two nights per week over an 11-month period, will qualify veterans to work with other veterans in a wide variety of settings such as clinics, hospitals, veterans facilities, halfway houses and the court system.

Land Conservancy to Host Wildflower Hike at the Niagara Escarpment Preserve

Land Conservancy to Host Wildflower Hike at the Niagara Escarpment Preserve

Spring is finally here and the Western New York Land Conservancy is hosting a wildflower hike at the Niagara Escarpment Preserve to celebrate its arrival. The hike will take place on Saturday, May 3, from 1 to 3 p.m. The Niagara Escarpment Preserve is a 36-acre property on Leete Road in Lockport, protected by the Land Conservancy in 2011. It is rich in flora and fauna because of its location on the Niagara Escarpment, a unique rock formation that extends 750 miles across Ontario and into Wisconsin.