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Spring It On3m16s

Spring It On

Spring It On is WNY's 24-hour online day of online giving fueled by the power of generous donors, creative nonprofits, social media, collaboration, and you! The goal of Spring It On is to support our local nonprofits that are committed to making Western New York a great place to live, work, and play. Since 2013, over 10,000 donors have given more than $700 thousand dollars to 500 different nonprofits through Spring It On, making it one of the most successful giving days in the region. For 2019, Spring It On has 144 organizations signed up to participate. Not only is Spring It On a great way to raise the money it is also a great tool for the community to use to learn about the many different organizations we have in our community. Donors can visit springiton.org to find the organizations they want to support. You can give to one or many different organizations all through one convenient website. Celebrate the first day of spring and give where you live beginning on March 20th at 6pm.

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Published: March 20, 2019
Merle Maple Farm ready for Maple Weekend in Wyoming County2m05s

Merle Maple Farm ready for Maple Weekend in Wyoming County

They are getting ready for Maple Weekend at the Merle Maple Farm in Attica, NY. The Wyoming County farm produces only maple syrup and the operation has been going for four generations. The farm is responsible for dozens of products from maple coated nuts to maple hot sauce and maple coated dog biscuits. For Maple Weekend they are planning wagon rides and food including pulled pork and chicken made with the Merle Maple BBQ sauce. According to Dottie Merle there will also be maple ice cream and sweet potatoes covered in maple syrup. Visitors will also get a behind the scenes tour of the Merle Maple Farm production process. For more information about the Merle Maple Farm on Rt. 98 in Attica, NY you can check their website. And more information about Maple Weekend can be found here.

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Published: March 20, 2019
$2,000 signing bonus offered at one WNY company2m33s

$2,000 signing bonus offered at one WNY company

One major western New York employer is giving you two thousand reasons to apply. GEICO offers newly hired sales representatives a $2,000 signing bonus. Employees must complete the training program, and earn their insurance license to be eligible.

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Published: March 20, 2019
Overnight fire in East Amherst causes $400,000 worth of damage22s

Overnight fire in East Amherst causes $400,000 worth of damage

Firefighters battled an overnight fire in East Amherst that they said caused tens of thousands of dollars worth of damage. The fire broke out around 1 a.m. Wednesday at a Muegel Road home. Multiple fire companies responded, including East Amherst, Swormville and Clarence Center.

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Published: March 20, 2019
State Senate gives NFTA riders a voice in major transit decisions40s

State Senate gives NFTA riders a voice in major transit decisions

Firefighters battled an overnight fire in East Amherst that they said caused tens of thousands of dollars worth of damage. NFTA riders are one step closer to having a seat at the table that makes major decisions for the transit network. On Tuesday, the New York State Senate passed legislation that will, if made into law, require the appointment of a transit dependent and para-transit dependent representative on the NFTA's Board of Commissioners.

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Published: March 20, 2019