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Last Saturday, Nichols School hosted Buffalo’s First Thanksgiving. The school opened its doors to dozens of refugee families and served them a traditional Thanksgiving meal. Journey’s End Refugee Services, a Buffalo organization that resettles refugees, has organized First Thanksgiving for several years. "It started to show the people we serve what Thanksgiving for u…

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Playing sports can be physically taxing, so athletes often lift weights to improve their strength and power. While weight training is safe and beneficial for adults, some people question its safety for young people. Some adults fear that weight training in childhood or adolescence will stunt growth or lead to injuries. But many local experts say these fears are, for the…

Victor Wooten, one of the best electric bass players of all time, will join the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra this weekend and will perform a piece composed just for him. "Victor is a very unique artist," said BPO Resident Director Stefan Sanders. "There is no one who can do what he does on the electric bass. His reputation certainly precedes him. "I cannot wait to meet…